On Shoji Nishio: Champion of innovation in Aikido, with Philip Greenwood

A conversation with Philip Greenwood Sensei (6th dan), president of the┬áNishikaze Aikido Society of America, the official organization of Nishio Sensei’s Aikido in the United States. In this podcast...

“Interview with Katsuyuki Kondo (1),” by Stanley Pranin

Born in Tokyo in 1945, Katsuyuki Kondo, Sensei first learned Daito-ryu while still a child from Tsunejiro Hosono of the Shineikan dojo. He began studying under Tokimune Takeda Soke in 1961 and under Kotaro...

The Principal Disciples of Morihei Ueshiba: An Update to a Classic

As a holiday gift to the aikido community, Aikido Journal has created a new version of our Principal Disciples of Morihei Ueshiba chart, originally developed by AJ founder Stanley Pranin. We hope you’ll...

The Role of Ukemi in Aikido: An interview with George Ledyard

George Ledyard Sensei has been practicing aikido for over 40 years and holds the rank of 7th dan under Mitsugi Saotome Sensei as well as shodan in Daito Ryu Aiki-jujutsu. He is the chief instructor of Aikido...

An Insider’s View of Hombu Dojo: Podcast with Guillaume Erard

In this podcast episode, Guillaume Erard Sensei (5th dan Aikikai, 3rd dan Daito-ryu aikijujutsu) talks about his experience at the Aikikai Hombu (headquarters) Dojo, the Japanese perspective on Budo and the...

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