Category: Dojo History

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 New Perspective on O-Sensei

A New Perspective on O-Sensei

Every aikido dojo has a picture of Morihei Ueshiba (O-Sensei) mounted on…

The Farewell Demonstration

The Farewell Demonstration

It's December of 1981 in Osaka, Japan. Steven Seagal Sensei holds a…

Matsuoka and Pranin Discussion Series Part 3: The Essence of Aiki

Matsuoka and Pranin Discussion Series Part 3: The Essence of Aiki

At the end of the previous section of this discussion, Matsuoka Sensei was…

Matsuoka and Pranin Discussion Series Part 2: Influence of the Masters

Matsuoka and Pranin Discussion Series Part 2: Influence of the Masters

This is part 2 of a discussion series with Haruo Matsuoka Sensei…

Matsuoka & Pranin Discussion Series: Part 1

Matsuoka & Pranin Discussion Series: Part 1

This is part one of an interview series with Matsuoka Sensei, conducted…

The Seminar: A New Blueprint

The Seminar: A New Blueprint

The Standard Seminar Formula The standard weekend seminar format is well known…

The Osaka Era

The Osaka Era

Osaka vs. Irvine As a dojo, our history begins in Osaka, Japan…

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