A PATH TO THE ART OF PEACE

Jacques Payet Aikido Wisdom

Living the Path of Budo

July 16, 2019
平成28年11月13日 「東日本学生居合道連盟50周年式典」 専修大学理事長 日高義博先生 記念講演 Talk…

Zen Meditation

April 23, 2019
A student asked, "Osu! Sensei, I notice whenever I try to DO something, I'm off balance. When practicing Aikido as a beginner how…

Aikido involves the WHOLE Body

April 23, 2019
A student asked, "Osu! Sensei, sometimes in Aikido we unintentionally hurt our partner. What is the best way to avoid getting injured…

Mind & Body

April 23, 2019
A student asked, "Osu Sensei, there's a quote by the stoic philosopher Seneca - we suffer more in imagination then in reality. And…

Living the Art of Peace

Living the Path of Budo

July 16, 2019
平成28年11月13日 「東日本学生居合道連盟50周年式典」 専修大学理事長 日高義博先生 記念講演 Talk…

Aikido is LIFE

April 23, 2019
We asked why Payet sensei often tells us that "Aikido is Life". Does training in aikido help us navigate life better? If so, in…

Aikido in Driving

February 15, 2019
It was raining, traffic was light, and the lights by the on-ramp of the freeway had been turned off after the heavy morning commute.…

Navigating Troubled Times

December 18, 2018
Payet Shihan's Holiday Message Dear Students and Friends of Aikido, Thank you for all of your support this year! First of all, Mugenjuku…

Thoughts from Members

Huy’s Nidan Essay

July 3, 2019
Question: As you have worked to give up using strength, what have you learned about yourself?  How can this apply to others, including…

Youth Black Belt Essay by Sebastien Tallet

September 23, 2018
Outside of the dojo, I bring the Art of Peace with me as knowledge. I have never found myself in a situation that aikido was necessary…

Youth Black Belt Essay by Anush Rajan

September 23, 2018
At the level of youth black belt, how do you bring the Art of Peace to life outside of the dojo? As O-Sensei once said, "​ To…

My Relationship with Aikido by Lucia Evans

May 9, 2018
My Relationship with Aikido (by Lucia Evans) Aikido meaning the Power of Harmony, of all beings, all things working together. I…

Announcements

June seminar w/Noriki Dojocho in Sacramento

May 3, 2019
June Event Flyer During recent trip to Japan, several US aikido instructors got to meet Masahiko Noriki sensei (7th dan). He is…

Class Survey RESULTS

April 29, 2019
Thank you all for your participation in our class survey. We have completed two online surveys and a take home survey in the last…

10-year Mugenjuku Aikido Celebration in Kyoto

March 28, 2019
  Our 10-year Mugenjuku Aikido Celebration brought so many of us together in Kyoto and many more witnessed the journey on social…

Summer – BEST time for beginners

July 16, 2018
Are you looking for some summer activities for the kids? Hotter summer days are still ahead in July and August - consider indoor…