September 23, 2018

Youth Black Belt Essay by Anush Rajan

At the level of youth black belt, how do you bring the Art of Peace to life outside of the dojo? As O-Sensei once said, “​ To […]
June 2, 2016

What Aikido Means to Me

What Aikido, and Getting A Black Belt,  Means to Me by Noah, age 12, Encinitas Aikido, Youth Black Belt received on May 31, 2016 Aikido, to […]
November 17, 2015

Black Belt Essay Question and Answer by Huy Nguyen

Huy Nguyen’s Black Belt Test Essay Question Given by Kevin Pickard Sensei – “If Aikio is supposed to be natural, harmonious and effortless, why is it […]