Recent Articles

  • Kihaku & Zanshin

    The last few weeks I have been thinking of some of the important aspects of our Aikido training and how to share these with my students. Two of the important words I though of that I try to add to my own Aikido when I train was the concept of Kihaku and Zanshin. Below are […]

  • Tachidori (Entering)

    Last week we started to review tachidori for testing coming up in our Fridays class. Tachidori is Aikido open hand movements against an opponent with a sword (bokken – wooden sword, real sword, etc). I really enjoy these movements as you really feel the need to move out of the way and off the line. […]