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May 2020 / 2 posts found

Aikido for Law Enforcement

May 13, 2020 @ 7:33 pm
by Flo Li
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A few years ago, we had the pleasure of meeting a sensei from the east coast who worked as an undercover air marshal. The stories he gifted us made each one listening secretly wishing they could have witnessed first hand. Derek Sensei from London told us about his irimi nage take down of a large bodybuilder while working as a club bouncer that was equally incredible. This week, we want to share with you one of our friends Yannick sensei from Canada describing using aikido on the job as a police officer. "I miss aikido. But I still get to [...]

Eeshan – Solo Aikido Training (since Nov 2019)

May 4, 2020 @ 7:59 pm
by Flo Li
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We would like to share with you one of our independent physical education student's journey in Solo Aikido Training. Eeshan was one of our best students in the youth class one step away from a black belt before he and his family moved to India. In the last few years, he kept in touch and in 2019 decided to take on an International Independent Study Course with us using it for his high school IAYP credit. This IAYP is similar to our ISPE program in the States. Below is Eeshan's journey in his Solo Aikido Training. We hope you will [...]