Miyuki Kumazawa Sensei – Aikido in pandemic (video for IAF)

The IAF Gender Balance Working Group presents video messages from role model female instructors in the world Aikido community. Under the pandemic, we all think hard how and what we can/have to do to keep Aikido alive. Through these videos, we would like to share the spirit, courage, ideas and experiences. The first video message… Continue reading Miyuki Kumazawa Sensei – Aikido in pandemic (video for IAF)

Class with Aikido Doshu Ueshiba Moriteru

This is a special video recording of a class led by Doshu for the Aikido practitioners to maintain the Aikido spirit throughout the pandemic. Enjoy! Warm Up Shomen-uchi Irimi-nage Yokomen-uchi Irimi-nage Shomen-uchi Dai-Ikkyo Yokomen-uchi Shiho-nage Hanmi-handachi Katate-dori Shiho-nage Kata-dori Dai-Nikyo Shomen-uchi Kote-gaeshi Shomen-uchi Dai-Sankyo Tenchi-nage Kokyu-ho (sitting) Morning Aikido Class with Ueshiba Moriteru Doshu Aikikai… Continue reading Class with Aikido Doshu Ueshiba Moriteru

Demonstration of Experts in Aikido – Renata Jocic-Macko at World Martial Arts Masterships in Korea

The demonstration was performed by Renata Jocic-Macko 6 Dan (Switzerland) and uke: Elena Bogdanova 3 Dan (Sweden) and Oliver Braun 3 Dan (Switzerland), at World Martial Arts Masterships 2019, in Chungju, Korea. Copyright: International Aikido Federation http://www.aikido-international.org source