"Why do you practice Aikido?"

By Dunken Francis. At as social gathering the other day, someone asked me the question "Why do you practice Aikido?" As usual I fell back on my standard response "I started very young... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...

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Falling in love with Ukemi..

The following article was published in the fall 2010 issue of the Aikido World Alliance newsletter. The theme of the issue was ukemi, the art of falling. Enjoy…     Like most... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...

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Teaching Aikido using Biomechanics

A really interesting article from a Russian site.  I can't read the language unfortuately so my apologies for lack of further info but this piece is very interesting to all those who... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...

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AIKIDO – The Dojo and Training

I spotted this on the Aikido.bm website.The DojoA dojo can be defined as: A place where the Way of  Aikido is practised. A place for forging the body and spirit. A place for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website f...

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THE MEANING OF LIFE…

Believe it or not, I had a phonecall  the other day from a lady enquiring whether her son could jin our Academy Group.  I provided all the usual information and after a few minutes of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo...

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Aikido…. BE PREPARED!

A really nice article by Nav Sagiba.  Again as a musician and Aikidoka I appreciate the fact that preparation is everything! The nature of the universe and existence consists of peaks,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...

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