Josh Gold

Josh (4th dan), is Assistant Chief Instructor and co-founder of Ikazuchi Dojo. Josh began his aikido training under Matsuoka Sensei in 1991 and has been his direct disciple for over 25 years. Under the direction of Matsuoka Sensei, Josh manages dojo operations, leads the development of Ikazuchi’s programs, and supports the dojo’s team of instructors. Josh also serves as Executive Editor of Aikido Journal, the world's leading source of aikido media and research for over 40 years. Additionally, Josh has over 15 years of entrepreneurial and executive management experience. He has founded a series of start-ups and led special projects for clients such as Intel, Sony, Disney, Nissan Motors, and DreamWorks

The Heroes of Aikido Journal

The Heroes of Aikido Journal

Since immersing myself in the Aikido Journal archives and spending time with the journal’s…

Pre-Launch Update: The New Aikido Journal

Pre-Launch Update: The New Aikido Journal

We're now deep into production on the new Aikido Journal and wanted…

The Reboot Begins

The Reboot Begins

After six months of spending time with the community, listening, learning, and…

Aikido Journal Begins Again

Aikido Journal Begins Again

The End of an Era In January 2017, I was contacted late…

Wielding The Blade: A Photo Journal

Wielding The Blade: A Photo Journal

If you play video games, you know Blizzard Entertainment. If you don't,…

Patricia Hendricks Interview: Guidance for Emerging Leaders

Patricia Hendricks Interview: Guidance for Emerging Leaders

This is the first part of an Aikido Journal interview series with…

Patricia Hendricks Photo Journal: The Arrival

Patricia Hendricks Photo Journal: The Arrival

Later this week, we'll release the first part of Aikido Journal's interview…

Patricia Hendricks Demo: A Case Study in Collaboration

Patricia Hendricks Demo: A Case Study in Collaboration

On July 15th and 16th, Aikido Journal invited Patricia Hendricks Shihan (7th…

Christian Tissier: On the Evolution of Aikido

Christian Tissier: On the Evolution of Aikido

This is the third installment of Aikido Journal’s interview with Christian Tissier…

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