Ep. 164: Kenji Tomiki and Shodokan Aikido – with Al Blanco

Our discussion goes into depth of Kenji Tomiki and the organization he founded: Shodokan. Tomiki was a prominent figure in the aikido world, and he brought some very innovative ideas to teaching aikido. Shodokan Subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Tomiki/ “Supplementary” youtube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/nytomiki Al’s school: https://www.watanabejudo.com/ source

Aikido Master Morihei Ueshiba: "Highlights of "Takemusu Aiki" (1952-1958)

From 1942 to 1955, Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba spent most of his time in his country home with attached dojo in Iwama, Ibaragi Preference. During and immediately after the war, he had for the first time in years the opportunity to devote himself to personal training and meditation. It was in this isolated village, far… Continue reading Aikido Master Morihei Ueshiba: "Highlights of "Takemusu Aiki" (1952-1958)