June 30, 2020

Brown Belt Essay By Max Bishop

Mindfulness from dojo to the outside world Zanshin: a state of awareness, of relaxed alertness, in Japanese martial arts   Zanshin doesn’t just help with mindfulness […]
June 1, 2020

Falling down and getting back up

Falling down and getting back up A case study of the effect of the basic back breakfall of Yoshinkan Aikido on the psychosomatic development of children Dojo: […]
May 13, 2020

Aikido for Law Enforcement

A few years ago, we had the pleasure of meeting a sensei from the east coast who worked as an undercover air marshal. The stories he […]
May 4, 2020

Eeshan – Solo Aikido Training (since Nov 2019)

We would like to share with you one of our independent physical education student’s journey in Solo Aikido Training. Eeshan was one of our best students […]
April 21, 2020

Harmony resides in Silence

I asked the aikido kids Saturday during ZOOM if they remember the time we did silent sitting during a Saturday morning class two-month ago. Normally, classes are […]
July 16, 2019

Living the Path of Budo

平成28年11月13日 「東日本学生居合道連盟50周年式典」 専修大学理事長 日高義博先生 記念講演 Talk by the Mr. Yoshihiro Hidaka Professor in Criminology, President of Senshu University in Tokyo, President of the Students All Japan […]
April 23, 2019

Aikido is LIFE

We asked why Payet sensei often tells us that “Aikido is Life”. Does training in aikido help us navigate life better? If so, in what ways? […]
February 15, 2019

Aikido in Driving

It was raining, traffic was light, and the lights by the on-ramp of the freeway had been turned off after the heavy morning commute. I was […]
December 18, 2018

Navigating Troubled Times

Payet Shihan’s Holiday Message Dear Students and Friends of Aikido, Thank you for all of your support this year! First of all, Mugenjuku Aikido has grown […]