• Interview with Okamoto Yoko Shihan, 6th Dan Aikikai

    I recently traveled to the ancient imperial city of Kyoto in order to film a documentary on Okamoto Yoko Shihan at her dojo, Aikido Kyoto. In spite of the tight Read More
  • Katageiko : A necessary cooperation between uke and tori

    While some martial arts emphasize the solitary development of both form and physical qualities, respectively through the practice of kata and suburi, aikido is practiced almost exclusively with a partner. Read More
  • Documentary on Chiba Tsugutaka, the Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu master of Shikoku - Part 6

    This is the final part of our documentary on the Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu master from Shikoku, Chiba Tsugutaka Sensei. In this section, he describes his role as a teacher and a Read More
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Interview with Okamoto Yoko Shihan - Teaching the essence of Aikido

August 30, 2014 Interviews of Aikido masters Guillaume Erard
I recently traveled to the ancient imperial city of Kyoto in order to film a documentary on Okamoto Yoko Shihan at her dojo, Aikido Kyoto. In spite of the tight schedule of Okamoto Shihan, we only had a morning to get everything done but in the end, the…

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Interview with Okamoto Yoko Shihan - Teaching the essence of Aikido

August 30, 2014 Interviews of Aikido masters Guillaume Erard
I recently traveled to the ancient imperial city of Kyoto in order to film a documentary on Okamoto Yoko Shihan at her dojo, Aikido Kyoto. In spite of the tight schedule of Okamoto Shihan, we only had a morning to get everything done but in the end, the…

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Documentary on Chiba Tsugutaka, the Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu master of Shikoku - Part 6

This is the final part of our documentary on the Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu master from Shikoku, Chiba Tsugutaka Sensei. In this section, he describes his role as a teacher and a guide and gives his insight as to where and how he thinks that Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu…

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Oedo Onsen Monogatari and the public baths in Japan

February 12, 2014 Sightseeing an tourism in Japan Guillaume Erard
We know that often, Japanese adaptations of places or concepts from abroad tend to end up with more than a little Disneyland twist than being faithful descriptions of reality. What is less known is the fact that the Japanese also have the tendency to pass…

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