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Video Interview: Isoyama Shihan, 8th Dan

16 February 2017 Videos and documentaries about Aikido Guillaume Erard

Video Interview: Isoyama Shihan, 8th Dan

Kei Izawa (Chairman of the International Aikido Federation) and I recently travelled from Tokyo to the Ibaraki prefecture in order to conduct an interview of Isoyama Hiroshi Shihan, 8th Dan Aikikai, a...

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Events

Kagamibiraki 2017 at the Hombu Dojo of the Aikikai

08 January 2017

Kagamibiraki 2017 at the Hombu Dojo of the Aikikai

The ceremony of the Kagamibiraki took place on Sunday January 8, 2017 at the Hombu Dojo of the Aikik...

Aikido Demonstrations - 12th IAF Congress in Takasaki

19 October 2016

Aikido Demonstrations - 12th IAF Congress in Takasaki

On the last day of the 12th International Aikido Congres, a large demonstration took place, featurin...

54th All Japan Aikido Demonstration

28 May 2016

54th All Japan Aikido Demonstration

The 54th edition of the All Japan Aikido Demonstration took place on Saturday, May, 28th 2016 at the...

Aikido Videos

  • Aikido Doshu Moriteru Ueshiba Demonstration - Aikikai Kagamibiraki 2017
  • Aikido Interview - Peter Goldsbury, 7th Dan Aikikai (Part 2 - The History of Aikido)
  • Aikido - Guillaume Erard seminar in Bayonne (June 2016)
  • Aikido Interview - Janet Clift, 6th Dan Aikikai

Articles

Old Japanese newspaper articles about André Nocquet

20 November 2016

Old Japanese newspaper articles about André Nocquet

As an amateur researcher on the history of Aikido, I am lucky to have direct access to some of the l...

History of the Aikikai Hombu Dojo

08 September 2016

History of the Aikikai Hombu Dojo

The association between Tokyo's Shinjuku ward and the headquarters of the Aikikai world is obvious t...

The origin and purpose of solo practice in Aikido

20 August 2014

The origin and purpose of solo practice in Aikido

In my previous article, I discussed the fact that we, as aikidoka, we spend most of our time practic...

Interviews

Interview with Peter Goldsbury - Part 2: The History of Aikido

03 February 2017

Interview with Peter Goldsbury - Part 2: The History of Aikido

This is the second part of my interview with Peter Goldsbury, 7th Dan Aikikai and former chairman of...

Interview with Janet Clift, 6th Dan Aikikai

19 December 2016

Interview with Janet Clift, 6th Dan Aikikai

Janet Clift is a 6th Dan British Aikido instructor who runs a full time dojo Athens, Greece. She sta...

Interview with Micheline Tissier: Intensity as a requirement for excellence

23 October 2016

Interview with Micheline Tissier: Intensity as a requirement for excellence

The 12th Congress of the International Aikido Federation was an opportunity for me to meet many teac...

Photos

Picture gallery of Guillaume Erard's 2016 Aikido summer course series

21 July 2016

Picture gallery of Guillaume Erard's 2016 Aikido summer course series

Like last year, I was invited to teach a four-day course in the Basque Country by the practitioners ...

Photo gallery of a class with Christian Tissier Shihan in Vincennes

30 August 2015

Photo gallery of a class with Christian Tissier Shihan in Vincennes

Christian Tissier Shihan teaches in Paris at his dojo located in the district of Vincennes. These pi...

Picture gallery of Okamoto Yoko Shihan teaching at Aikido Kyoto

17 July 2014

Picture gallery of Okamoto Yoko Shihan teaching at Aikido Kyoto

Okamoto Yoko Shihan is one of the most well-known female Aikido instructors in the world. She holds ...

Course Reports

Video Interview: Isoyama Shihan, 8th Dan

16 February 2017

Video Interview: Isoyama Shihan, 8th Dan

Kei Izawa (Chairman of the International Aikido Federation) and I recently travelled from Tokyo to t...

Interview with Peter Goldsbury - Part 2: The History of Aikido

03 February 2017

Interview with Peter Goldsbury - Part 2: The History of Aikido

This is the second part of my interview with Peter Goldsbury, 7th Dan Aikikai and former chairman of...

Kagamibiraki 2017 at the Hombu Dojo of the Aikikai

08 January 2017

Kagamibiraki 2017 at the Hombu Dojo of the Aikikai

The ceremony of the Kagamibiraki took place on Sunday January 8, 2017 at the Hombu Dojo of the Aikik...

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