Don’t Cut The Person With Your Sword

An interview with Philip Greenwood Sensei (6th dan), president of the Nishikaze Aikido Society of America, the official organization of Nishio Sensei’s Aikido in the United States. Greenwood Sensei sat down with Josh Gold, Executive Editor of Aikido Journal, to...

Aikido Journal Interview (Podcast)

A conversation with Philip Greenwood Sensei (6th dan), president of the Nishikaze Aikido Society of America, the official organization of Nishio Sensei’s Aikido in the United States. In this podcast, Josh Gold, Executive Editor of Aikido Journal, sat down with...

Kendo: 8th dan exams

The insights into 8th dan testing for kendo in the video are very interesting. Out of 1,029 people testing only 5 passed, less than 0.5%. Students at Greenwood Aikido will find the major testing points from one of the judges, Saburo Iwatate Sensei 8th dan kendo,...