Philip Lee: How Aikido Took Singapore by Storm

Philip Lee Shihan (7th dan) is the founder and chief instructor of the Aikido Shinju-Kai network of dojos in Singapore, comprising 56 training centers and growing. He has been training in aikido since 1971 and...

Podcast: George Ledyard on skill transmission in aikido

Will the next generation of instructors be positioned to take on leadership positions when called to do so? Or have problems in skill transmission handicapped them and risked the integrity of future...

Ellis Amdur: On Aikido

Ellis Amdur has been training in aikido and other martial arts for close to 50 years. In addition to practicing traditional arts like koryu bujutsu, he has also worked on projects to apply principles derives...

Ellis Amdur: The Role of Martial Arts in Modern Society

Ellis Amdur has been training in aikido and other martial arts for close to 50 years. In addition to practicing traditional arts like koryu bujutsu, he has also worked on projects to apply principles derives...

Aikido Journal Podcast: Roy Dean on rediscovering Koichi Tohei’s mastery

Josh Gold talks with Roy Dean about his media work with Aikido Journal, his experience at the 2005 Aiki Expo, and his impressions on Koichi Tohei and Bruce Bookman.   This podcast is also available on iTunes...

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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...

Patricia Hendricks Interview

We are pleased to release our full interview with Patricia Hendricks Shihan. When we originally filmed this interview, we planned on releasing it in short edited segments. However, in an effort to test different...