Category: Technique

Sharpening Your Sword

Sharpening Your Sword

Continuing our collaboration with some of the best bladed weapon specialists in the…

Death by Disarm

Death by Disarm

One of our ongoing R&D initiatives is to explore the design space…

Hijishime

Hijishime

Two years ago Matsuoka Sensei threw me with a form of hijishime…

Grab Releases

Grab Releases

Aikido practitioners typically embrace the grab of an attacker and use it…

R&D Update: June 2016

R&D Update: June 2016

It’s been a busy year for us. Since releasing our Annual Update for…

Making Our Aikido Effective

Making Our Aikido Effective

Recently, there’s been an active and healthy dialogue around the effectiveness of…

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