Category: Technique

The Thrill of Tameshigiri

The Thrill of Tameshigiri

It was a beautiful June afternoon in Irvine, California, and five hunks…

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…

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…

Podcast Interview with Josh Gold

Podcast Interview with Josh Gold

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

Internal Power: A Primer

Internal Power: A Primer

  Internal power is one of the most mystical aspects of the martial…

A Call for Feedback

A Call for Feedback

We're looking for martial arts instructors with knife expertise (from any art)…

Death by Disarm: Lessons Learned

Death by Disarm: Lessons Learned

After a period of immersion in dagger training with some of the…

Strike Deflections

Strike Deflections

"Everyone has a plan until they get hit in the face." Mike…

Speed

Speed

In the martial arts, awareness and timing are generally more important than…

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