THE LINE – ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—•๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜€

โ€˜๐˜๐˜ง ๐˜ข ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ.โ€™ This is the line between your center and that of your partner and represents his line of attack and hence the simplest spatial connection with him. This attack can take place directly along the line asContinue reading “THE LINE – ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—•๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜€”

SCHEDULE – WEEK: JAN 23-28 2023

“The Way is in training“ โ€“ Miyamoto Musashi The Takemusu Aikido Online Dojo Daily Training Experience is an in-depth exploration of the art of Aikido – and is an opportunity to go deeply into a modern embodiment practice, rooted in the Japanese Martial Tradition. The training is serious and demanding, but always carried out inContinue reading “SCHEDULE – WEEK: JAN 23-28 2023”


“We must keep the spirit of budo no matter how we practice.” – Yoshimitsu Yamada (1938-2023) . ๐——๐—”๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—œ๐—ก๐—œ๐—ก๐—š: We are a dedicated group of Aikido enthusiasts training in the Takemusu Aikido line, a traditional form of Aikido that was passed on from Morihei Ueshiba to the late Morihiro Saito (1928 โ€“ 2002). The philosophyContinue reading “THE SPIRIT OF BUDO”


The first Online Workshop of 2023 with the Takemusu Aikido Online Dojo will explore the theme of… “๐˜›๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ช๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ง๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ต ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ.” โ€” ๐˜”๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ช ๐˜œ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฃ๐˜ข Aikido at its best is a constant invitation to enquire into our relationship to pressure and the resistance that is createdContinue reading “JANUARY 2023 – ONLINE WORKSHOP”

NEW YEAR’S DAY – Misogi Challenge 2023

Join the TAKEMUSU AIKIDO ONLINE DOJO via Zoom for our NEW YEAR’S DAY Misogi Challenge 2023 The challenge is simple… To complete a series of 1,000 Suburi on New Year’s Day. Simple. Not easy. โ€œWe should think that we are cutting out the bad parts of ourselves, the bad parts of our character. Parts thatContinue reading “NEW YEAR’S DAY – Misogi Challenge 2023”


Join us for our 4 Week AIKIDO ONLINE BASICS CLASSES. These beginnersโ€™ friendly classes are open to everyone, all abilities welcome. This series of classes will focus on the KATA practices of the Jo (Japanese Wooden Staff). ‘Kata’ are linked sequential patterns of various lengths that help train not only a variety of movements, butContinue reading “4 WEEK AIKIDO ONLINE BASICS CLASSES”


Join Michael Ormerod (3rd Dan Aikikai) for a ๐—™๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—˜ Aikido Online Weapon Class on the 7+8 April 2022. This 60 minute class will focus on the Jo (Japanese wooden staff). Exploring the purpose of the weapon in relation to Aikido practice, the etiquette surrounding it, and the principles of integrating the weapon, body, and mind.Continue reading “FREE AIKIDO ONLINE WEAPON CLASS”


Join Michael Ormerod (3rd Dan Aikikai) for a ๐—™๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—˜ Aikido Online Weapons Class. Class Schedule: These beginnersโ€™ classes are open to everyone, all abilities welcome. There will be two time slots available to suit international time zones. Feel free to join one or both of the classes: ๐—ง๐—ต๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐Ÿฏ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ต โ€“ 11:00 to 12.00 UTCContinue reading “FREE AIKIDO ONLINE CLASS”