Iwama Video
Dec12

Iwama Video

Video featuring Saito Shihan and long-term student, Mark Larson Sensei

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Keys in Self Defense
Dec11

Keys in Self Defense

An interesting take on the subject and I totally agree about the hammer fist.  It is safer (for the user) and yet powerful fist structure that everyone can do. Video covers most of it, but the full article is here: Self-Defense Tip #102 — Improvised Weapons: Keys...

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13 Jo Kata
Dec07

13 Jo Kata

The 13 Jo Kata (ju san no kata) demonstrated by Jason Austad Sensei.

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Aikido Journal Resources
Nov13

Aikido Journal Resources

Hello friends, A few of us have discussed the changes at Aikido Journal over the past year since the death of Aikido historian, Stanley Pranin. We have noticed the change in the Aikido Journal website and have wondered where all the previous content disappeared to and even if our memberships are still in place. ​Well, I did some digging and found that although the new website on the url Aikidojournal.com does not include very much of...

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Aikido as a Self Defense
Sep04

Aikido as a Self Defense

Stefan Stenudd:
I first came across aikido as a teenager, and was immediately taken by the genius of its martial art principles – its strategy, if you will. Taisabaki, the evasive movement, would work against the most ferocious charge.

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