What Aikido Means To Me?

Diana Simonds (Aikido of Maine)   This question has accompanied me since first seeing it as a pre-seminar assignment at the end of an e-mail last week. My initial reaction […]

What Makes Saotome Sensei’s Aikido Unique?

By Josh Drachman Sensei, 6th dan   Saotome Sensei possesses unusual abilities that make Sensei unique as a martial artist and teacher and have inspired so many to take up […]

Wendy Whited Sensei

1952-2021 Wendy Whited Shihan, was one of a small group of instructors at the highest level of theAikido Schools of Ueshiba. Awarded a seventh Dan in 2012 by Hombu Dojo […]

Covid relief funding

Here is an article that might be helpful to some ASU dojos. This round of funding is more flexible then the first PPP. January 10, 2021 Original article link Paycheck […]

2021 Kagami Biraki Promotions

The following ASU instructor promotions were recognized by the Aikikai Hombu (World Aikido Headquarters) at their annual Kagami Biraki celebration: Godan Lewis Cuffy Don Hebert Mathew Heersche Thomas Krumroy Marc […]