What Does Aikido Mean

I’ve been doing Aikido for over 29 years and teaching for 19 years, and I constantly ask myself, “what does aikido mean?” Always trying to figure out how to improve my understanding of it as well as my techniques. In 1991 I traveled to Japan to study Aikido and deep my understanding of what it… Continue reading What Does Aikido Mean

Aikido Home Training – 3 Basic Jo Patterns to Practice

Hi team! As we move into week 2 of stage 4 lockdown, we hope everyone is keeping active and healthy! Today we look at 3 basic jo (wooden staff) patterns that you can practice at home. We have been doing some of these patterns in our online classes (juniors and adults) and we hope this… Continue reading Aikido Home Training – 3 Basic Jo Patterns to Practice

TenShin Aikido – Ukenagaeshi / Suriage Hand deflections – FREE online class

Tenshin aikido ukenagaeshi / suriage hand deflections free online class. In this video Lenny Sly sensei show you how you can use two hand deflection with only using one arm movement. This particular hand deflection is good to use for setting up an iriminage. We hope you enjoy this one! God Bless For more online… Continue reading TenShin Aikido – Ukenagaeshi / Suriage Hand deflections – FREE online class