Matsuoka and Yamaki: The Power of Cross-Training

Haruo Matsuoka holds the rank of 6th dan in aikido and has over 40 years of aikido experience. Matsuoka is chief instructor at Ikazuchi Dojo in Irvine, CA and Culver City Aikido in Los Angeles, CA and has over...

Podcast: Bruce Bookman on Self-Defense

In this new podcast episode, Bruce Bookman Sensei talks about his early techincal influcences including Yoshimitsu Yamada, Kazuo Chiba and Kisshomaru Ueshiba. He also shares his thoughts on self-defense and...

The Journey to Black Belt

Aikido Journal speaks with Coralie Camilli, a Paris resident who recently tested for shodan (1st degree black belt) under Christian Tissier. In this short interview, Coralie shares her training approach, and...

Introducing Aikido Extensions with Bruce Bookman

Aikido Journal is proud to announce our newest instructional course: “Aikido Extensions with Bruce Bookman,” releasing July 18. Bruce Bookman Sensei has 48 years of aikido experience, nearly 25 years of...

International Seminar to Celebrate Aikido Kyoto’s 15th Anniversary

While international aikido seminars are fairly common in the rest of the world, they are somewhat of a rarity in Japan. Indeed, except for the Congresses of the International Aikido Federation, which are held...

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Nishio Aikido: Part 1

Part 1 of the Nishio Aikido instructional series. This video begins with an introduction by Shoji Nishio Shihan. He shares his thoughts on the nature of aikido, discusses his thoughts on the martial aspects of the art...

Aikido Journal Classics

Now Available: Classic courses from Aikido Journal Aikido Journal TV, our subscription service that provides on-demand access to our content library has been rapidly expanding as we continue to add an increasing number...