Twenty years of Aikido sparring pt 2

Twenty years of sparring with Aikido- this is the second part of a three part series outlining my journey to understanding what Aikido is. I went through several iterations of what I believed the art to be, from Japanese Jujutsu, ro some similar fighting art- to a “mobile weapon platform”. In this part I talk… Continue reading Twenty years of Aikido sparring pt 2

How does Aikido work?

How does Aikido work? This video quickly outlines the structure of the system of Aikido- or in short how Aikido works. For beginners this should give you a structure to follow and logic out how you should be learning Aikido from Christopher Hein’s approach to the martial art. Aikido is not about fighting, but about… Continue reading How does Aikido work?