Kobayashi Kiyohiro 8th Dan Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu – Interview 3/3

Daito-ryu seems to be getting more and more popular these days, doesn’t it? Daito-ryu? I guess it is. Perhaps it’s because Ueshiba Sensei trained in Daito-ryu that a lot of people want to know what it is. Daito-ryu became popular thanks to the “taninzudori” demonstrations at the Nihon Budokan. The defense techniques against 6 attackers, where you break […]

Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu Documentary (6/6) The legacy of a Sensei and the transmission of Aiki

We are on the way to Shikoku once more for a 2-day seminar with Chiba Sensei. This is of course a Daito-ryu seminar This is our last video for this series. But we’ll probably do some more later on. We are about 10 people coming from Tokyo And there are 30 or so people coming from Osaka. We […]

Beginning Aikido Techniques : Philosophy of Japanese Aikido Martial Arts

On behalf of Expert Village, my name is Ralph Reyes. I’m the Dojo-cho and the aikido instructor at Chi Martial Arts in Miami Shores, Florida. Today we are going to learn beginner’s techniques in aikido. Okay lets talk about the philosophy of aikido. Aikido utilizes no power; the promise of aikido is to take the power of the […]