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,...

Aikido On The Street

Does Aikido work on the street? It’s common to think of “winning” in martial arts as defeating or submitting an opponent. But if we set aside our ego for a bit we can see that “winning” can take on a much bigger meaning. Here is one...