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    I previously talked about the new series of discussions around Aikido that I call “AikiTalks”. Thanks to the support of YouTube Japan, this series is now well under way and I am currently in the planing stages for the fourth and fifth installments. My most recent guest was my friend and former colleague at the ...
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    I am delighted to announce the recent release of a brand new video series. The format will consists in long, uninterrupted discussions between myself and a guest about a specific topic on Aikido or Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu. I have been producing video interviews since 2011, and I decided from the very beginning not to include my ...
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    Last December, I had the chance to travel to the Reunion Island for the first time at the invitation of the Saint -Pierre Aikido Club to give a nine-day seminar in the South of the Island. This invitation is the result of an encounter more than ten years ago with Stéphane Ethève and Yanis Hoareau ...
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    As I begin the last part of my seminar series for the summer of 2018, a video is already available to those who would want to get an impression of my first Parisian seminar this year held at the Picpus Gymnasium on June 24th. The course was organized by Odilon Regnard (4th Dan Aikikai), with ...
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    The series of summer seminars 2018 approaching fast. Some practitioners often take the initiative to film some of the courses, which leaves little room for error since the slightest approximation can quickly end up on the Internet but in the end, why not, and it makes good memories. The following video was shot by Briac Pilpré ...
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    I have spent the last week of June in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, to participate in the organization of the 12th Congress and Seminar of the International Aikido Federation. I have took this opportunity to sit down with several instructors and conduct some video interviews. The following video is a discussion that I had with Janet ...
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    As Halloween approaches, the excitement becomes palpable everywhere in the Nippon capital, but no other place catalyzes the energy and insanity of October 31 than Shibuya, the vibrant and trendy center of the city for all youngsters. Despite the incredible number of people, the atmosphere is playful and light-hearted and people talk and share, usually ...
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    I have spent the last week of June in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, to participate in the organization of the 12th Congress and Seminar of the International Aikido Federation. I have took this opportunity to sit down with several instructors and conduct some video interviews and I am very happy to offer you today the one ...
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    The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (东京都庁舎 Tōkyō-to Chōsha) is one of the most recognizable landmarks of Tokyo.
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    The Tsukiji (築地市場 Tsukiji shijō) fish market has been located in the Chuo district of Tokyo city since 1923. It is the largest fish market in the world and one of the largest markets across all commodities. Given the price of land in such a central area of ​​Tokyo and the fact that the 2020 ...