“Thoughts on Shrimp, Aikido and Facilitating Conflict Resolution,” by Gaku Homma

“When I first came to the United States, it was never a goal of mine to open a Japanese restaurant and when we opened, I had absolutely no experience working in a restaurant of any kind, either in Japan or the United States. The idea for a restaurant only came to me one day as I thought, “A restaurant would be a good way to attract people to the dojo to observe Aikido practice. This would be a great way to help introduce Aikido to the Denver community.”

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  1. Now THAT’s courage! …knowing some restaurant owners, though, wonder how there’s any time left for keiko…

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