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Martial Art Journeys: Aikido

​Martial Art Journeys: Aikido​A Lifetime of AikidoDigging deep into the long martial arts journey of Bob Jones 7th Dan Sport Aikido, 4th Dan Traditional Aikido, 1st Dan Judo. Bob Jones Aikido Sumi OtoshiQuestion: You have spoken often about a modern approach to learning and the balance between Eastern and Western influences. In your opinion, what […]


7 Reasons All Martial Artists Should Visit Japan

Japan is the original home of marital arts.  Many arts, now practised all over the world, have their origins in the warrior traditions of the samurai.  Judo, karate, sumo, kendo, laidȯ, akido, kyūdȯ and shorinji kempo all have roots in Japan. As you know, succeeding in any martial art is down to dedication and continual training. […]