The Journey to Black Belt

Aikido Journal speaks with Coralie Camilli, a Paris resident who recently tested for shodan (1st degree black belt) under Christian Tissier. In this short interview, Coralie shares her training approach, and...

International Seminar to Celebrate Aikido Kyoto’s 15th Anniversary

While international aikido seminars are fairly common in the rest of the world, they are somewhat of a rarity in Japan. Indeed, except for the Congresses of the International Aikido Federation, which are held...

Soden: The Secret Technical Manual of Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu

This fascinating research about the secret technical manual of Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu is the result of a collaboration between Aikido Journal and Guillaume Erard.  A special thanks to Guillaume for sharing his...

Bruce Bookman leads Aikido Journal Academy’s first instructor seminar

This photo journal shows highlights from the new Aikido Journal‘s first seminar, led by Bruce Bookman Sensei. Designed for instructors and limited to 18 participants, sensei from the United States and...

Podcast: Pat Hendricks on Building People Up

Patricia Hendricks Shihan (7th dan Aikikai) talks about her approach to teaching, the Iwama aikido culture, “mansplaining”, Star Trek, and her upcoming projects with Aikido Journal. Join us for...

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