Our First Instructor Course: Bulletproofing Pins

We’re excited to announce that our first online instructor course, Bulletproofing Pins with Roy Dean, launches this Friday. This is the first instructional product produced by the new Aikido Journal and...

Introducing Aikido Journal Academy

On a mission to help forge the best instructors in the martial arts world. With a full 40% of our community as instructors and over 60% with 10+ years experience, we believe a high-impact area for Aikido...

Aikido: Confronting a Crisis

For the last 26 years, I’ve had a great “micro” view into the aikido world — as a student, teacher, and dojo operator. I’ve experienced periods of hard training, I’ve raised...

Interview with Koichi Tohei, by Stanley Pranin

Interview conducted by Stanley Pranin, July 11th, 1995 “I began studying aikido because I saw that Ueshiba Sensei had truly mastered the art of relaxing. It was because he was relaxed, in fact, that he...

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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...

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...