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How MMA & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Caused Aikido’s Loss of Popularity

How MMA & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Caused Aikido’s Loss of Popularity

Aikido once used to be a famous Martial Art, respected by all martial artists. Yet these days it is losing it’s popularity fast, while being compared to other modern martial arts. Yet what made it become so unpopular? And what can actually save it from this unfortunate fate?

We explore this questions in the video.

 

Joe Rogan welcomes an Aikido Master during his podcast and slowly breaks it down, calling it the most ineffective martial art ever.

When asked how he would deal with a wrestler, his guest answers:

“I’d just step to the side”

Rogan is a black belt in BJJ and also in Taekwondo.

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