Takedowns and Pinning in Aikido.

This video will show you all of my thinking on how Aikido pins work. As usual , everything in this video is from the perspective of my approach, explaining the way I understand Aikido to work. This is a really long video and isn’t for anyone who is not seriously interested in my viewpoint on… Continue reading Takedowns and Pinning in Aikido.

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