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...

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...

What is a True Man?

What is a True Man? Is it rugged burliness and overdeveloped biceps? Is it physical toughness, the willingness to face danger or take pain? In the mind of a boy, becoming a man is a matter of proving yourself through action, strength, bravery and physical courage....