— April 2, 2019

Keiko Aikido / Embu Aikido

Keiko Aikido / Embu Aikido - Keiko aikido is what we do when we are in the dojo.It encompasses the techniques we practise and…

— September 25, 2018

Offensive Technique in Aikido

SHOMEN-UCHI IKKYO is one of the most basic techniques in Aikido. It consists of gripping an attacker's arm with both hands and…

— July 20, 2018

Levels of Technique in Aikido Training

Levels of Technique in Aikido Training There are four levels of technique in Aikido training. KATAI (rigid) YAWARAKAI…

— April 24, 2018

Aikido is not a Martial Art. It is Budo

During a keiko Saito Hitohira sensei talked about Aikido training. He talked about being a good uke and what points you should…

— March 16, 2018

Choosing Partners by T.K. Chiba sensei

Choosing Partners, by T.K. Chiba sensei, 8th dan. It is always enjoyable to work with a partner you know and who understands…

— January 22, 2018

Kai-cho Saito Hitohira seminar cancelled

Kai-cho Saito Hitohira has has informed that he is unable to travel internationally in 2018. He has made this decision to take…

— November 30, 2017

New Mobile Layout Launched

The site now has a dedicated mobile layout intended to make life a little easier when using your phone to browse the site.

— November 24, 2017

Training with Chiba Sensei

The grand finale of each week at the Homb Tokyo was Chiba Sensei’s Friday afternoon class. The term “battleground” comes to…

— October 25, 2017

Atemi and weapons training...

Often I shall take up a bokken adopt seigan or yodan kamae and ask that uke attack me empty handed. However spirited he may be…

— September 6, 2017

Relations with other Martial Arts...

Relations with other Martial Arts.......... Aiki (as distinct from Aikido) is the origin of all martial arts. This is what…

— August 14, 2017

Saito Sensei's Teachings

Saito Sensei’s effectiveness as a teacher was indeed remarkable. And this was achieved without knowledge of the language of his…

— August 9, 2017

Website back up and running!

We are back! You may have noticed that for some time now we have been done. Well, this was all due to a DNS issue that has…