Morihei Ueshiba demonstrating ken no kamai
Morihei Ueshiba performing ikkyo pin
Morihei Ueshiba Kaiso
Corallini Shihan performing kote gaeshi
Saito Shihan performing irimi nage
Saito Shihan performing ryokata dori kokyu nage
Saito Shihan performing yokomen-uchi tanren

Takemusu Aikido Forest Row

Samurai-with-Kanabo

“Making my Kanabo” by James Gott

Ultimately I want to make a Bokken but first I need to build up my wood craft skills and¬†confidence. I have made quite a few wooden Tantos and I was eager to start my next¬†project. […]

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Forging a Katana

Here below is an interesting video about forging a katana. It tells of the history of the Japanese sword, explains how the steel is made, how it is forged, polished, and used in modern day […]

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