Reintroducing Aikido: Summit LA19

On November 8-11, I will have the opportunity to represent the art of Aikido at Summit LA19, one of the world’s preeminent idea festivals. Fellow presenters include Dara Khosrowshahi (CEO, Uber), Gwynne...

Moriteru Ueshiba: On Transmitting the Essence of Aikido

On September 6th, 2019, the California Aikido Association and Kei Izawa Sensei (Chairman of the International Aikido Federation) coordinated an interview with Doshu Moriteru Ueshiba for the Aikido Journal ...

In Memory of Aria Cheyenne Ramirez

Aria Cheyenne Ramirez: June 10, 2002-September 14, 2019 After a battle with a rare form of cancer, Lee Lavi Ramirez Sensei’s daughter, Aria, passed away on September 14th. On behalf of the aikido...

Presenting Aikido on the Global Stage: The World Martial Arts Masterships in Korea

In our fast-paced, highly connected era, many sports have to deal with an increasingly stiff competition for the time and attention of the Homo technologicus from less physical kinds of activities. Perhaps due...

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