One does not need buildings, money, power or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train

- Morihei Ueshiba

Remote Aikido Dojo

When there is nowhere else to train

Fitness is Vital

Thursday, 10 December 2020
Fitness is Vital

There is an interesting concept that seems to prevail in the minds of many aikidoka. It runs a bit like this. You don’t need to be fit or strong to do...

Quotes that need to die #3

Saturday, 10 October 2020
Quotes that need to die #3

Our quote that needs to die this time is that old chestnut that appears all over social media. It usually takes the from of an ‘inspirational’ meme....

Finish the Technique

Thursday, 10 September 2020
Finish the Technique

Over the last number of months, as the world has been shut down, there has been an increase in weapons training. As noted in a previous post I think...

New Rule #1

Monday, 10 August 2020
New Rule #1

There is an idea that floats around that is a bit weird. It’s the concept that everybody’s opinion is valid. We have to respect everybody’s opinion because…reasons....

Quotes that need to die #2

Friday, 10 July 2020
Quotes that need to die #2

This post is the second in the series of Quotes That Need To Die. This one focus’ on a specific aikido quote. It appears everywhere and in my opinion...

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