The Problem with Aikido Students

I want to talk to y’all about the Problem with Aikido Students. This is all based on what I observed when I visited an Aikido school back in Nashville about 5 years ago. I talked about that visit in my video, The Problem with Aikido, but I didn’t say everything I wanted to say in… Continue reading The Problem with Aikido Students

Was I Wrong About Aikido?

I challenged Aikido practitioners to prove that their martial art works. The videos I received made me reconsider my previous opinion. — Welcome to the Martial Arts Journey YouTube channel! My name is Rokas. I’m a Lithuanian guy who trained Aikido for 14 years, 7 of them running a professional Aikido Dojo until eventually I… Continue reading Was I Wrong About Aikido?

Aikido vs MMA – REAL SPARRING

There are already plenty of people calling Aikido – Bullshido , yet time came to really see whether traditional Aikido works in an MMA ring. While this video is not Aikido vs MMA as a real fight, it’s only a light sparring, it still shows how Aikido doesn’t work in this setting even when paired… Continue reading Aikido vs MMA – REAL SPARRING