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

Christian Tissier: Lessons from the Master

Christian Tissier: Lessons from the Master

This is the second installment of Aikido Journal's interview with Christian Tissier…

Christian Tissier: On Revitalizing Aikido

Christian Tissier: On Revitalizing Aikido

Christian Tissier Shihan (8th dan) talks with Aikido Journal about the health…

It Had to Be Felt: Taking Haruo Matsuoka’s Ukemi

It Had to Be Felt: Taking Haruo Matsuoka’s Ukemi

  Ellis Amdur, an accomplished martial arts master and researcher, asked me…

A New Breed of Seminar

A New Breed of Seminar

The Aikido Journal community had a recent dialogue about the future of aikido with Roy Dean, a…

Remembering Stan Pranin

Remembering Stan Pranin

A tribute to Stanley Pranin Sensei, by Tom Collings, a veteran aikidoka…

Podcast Interview with Josh Gold

Podcast Interview with Josh Gold

In this 36 minute podcast, Josh Gold, the current operator of Aikido…

A Call for Photography

A Call for Photography

While Aikido Journal has always possessed a staggering depth of historical information,…

Community Insights

Community Insights

We recently organized a survey to get to know the Aikido Journal community better.…

The Future of Aikido

The Future of Aikido

After the passing of Stanley Pranin, founder of Aikido Journal, we organized a…

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