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...

Holidays 2016-2017

Aikido means the Way of Unifying the Spirit. It’s a way of finding and focusing your inner strength. It’s a way of creating peace and resolving opposing forces. But what does all of this really mean and how does it happen? These are the answers you find in...

Greenwood Sensei March 6, 2016

Philip Greenwood Sensei conducted a seminar at Jiai Aikido in San Diego on March 6, 2016.  Sensei introduced ushiro ryotedori techniques using ken and jo. This was new material that had never been taught before.  Here’s a quick...