UK LIVE SEMINAR / THE FOUR LEVELS OF TAKEMUSU AIKIDO

DATE: January 28-30 2022 – Norfolk, UK THEME: The Four Levels of Takemusu Aikido ‘In Aikido sometimes we stand our ground immovably like a rock and at other times become as fluid as water. Sometimes we receive and bend and at other times we step aside and let things pass. The point is not toContinue reading “UK LIVE SEMINAR / THE FOUR LEVELS OF TAKEMUSU AIKIDO”

THE WAY OF THE WAVE – Aikido Online Sunday Workshop

๐ŸŒŠ SUNDAY / 31 JANUARY 2021 “It is as true for individuals as it is for the world itself: everything comes in waves.” Koichi Tohei Join us for the next Sunday Aikido Online Workshop as we dip our toes into the elusive, but incredibly satisfying, โ€˜Way of The Waveโ€™. We will explore the idea ofContinue reading “THE WAY OF THE WAVE – Aikido Online Sunday Workshop”

YOU STAND ALONE…

… But you are NOT alone. ‘๐‘†๐‘œ๐‘™๐‘–๐‘ก๐‘ข๐‘‘๐‘’ ๐‘–๐‘  ๐‘œ๐‘›๐‘’ ๐‘กโ„Ž๐‘–๐‘›๐‘” ๐‘Ž๐‘›๐‘‘ ๐‘๐‘’๐‘–๐‘›๐‘” ๐‘Ž๐‘™๐‘œ๐‘›๐‘’ ๐‘–๐‘  ๐‘Ž๐‘›๐‘œ๐‘กโ„Ž๐‘’๐‘Ÿ. ๐‘†๐‘œ๐‘™๐‘–๐‘ก๐‘ข๐‘‘๐‘’ ๐‘๐‘Ž๐‘› ๐‘๐‘’ ๐‘–๐‘ ๐‘œ๐‘™๐‘Ž๐‘ก๐‘–๐‘œ๐‘›, ๐‘Ž๐‘› ๐‘’๐‘ ๐‘๐‘Ž๐‘๐‘’, ๐‘Ž๐‘› ๐‘ข๐‘›๐‘ค๐‘Ž๐‘›๐‘ก๐‘’๐‘‘ ๐‘กโ„Ž๐‘–๐‘›๐‘”; ๐‘๐‘ข๐‘ก ๐‘ก๐‘œ ๐‘๐‘’ ๐‘Ž๐‘™๐‘œ๐‘›๐‘’ ๐‘ค๐‘–๐‘กโ„Ž๐‘œ๐‘ข๐‘ก ๐‘กโ„Ž๐‘’ ๐‘๐‘ข๐‘Ÿ๐‘‘๐‘’๐‘› ๐‘œ๐‘“ ๐‘™๐‘–๐‘“๐‘’, ๐‘ค๐‘–๐‘กโ„Ž ๐‘กโ„Ž๐‘Ž๐‘ก ๐‘ข๐‘ก๐‘ก๐‘’๐‘Ÿ ๐‘“๐‘Ÿ๐‘’๐‘’๐‘‘๐‘œ๐‘š ๐‘–๐‘› ๐‘คโ„Ž๐‘–๐‘โ„Ž ๐‘ก๐‘–๐‘š๐‘’/๐‘กโ„Ž๐‘œ๐‘ข๐‘”โ„Ž๐‘ก โ„Ž๐‘Ž๐‘  ๐‘›๐‘’๐‘ฃ๐‘’๐‘Ÿ ๐‘๐‘’๐‘’๐‘›, ๐‘–๐‘  ๐‘ก๐‘œ ๐‘๐‘’ ๐‘ค๐‘–๐‘กโ„Ž ๐‘กโ„Ž๐‘’ ๐‘ข๐‘›๐‘–๐‘ฃ๐‘’๐‘Ÿ๐‘ ๐‘’.’ – Krishnamurti ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜…๐˜ ๐˜๐˜„๐—ผContinue reading “YOU STAND ALONE…”

You Are NOT Alone – AIKIDO ONLINE

Lockdowns and Isolation are tough – really bloody tough! Albert Einstein said, โ€œ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ค๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ด, ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ.โ€ It’s become a bit overused and maybe we are tired of hearing it, but it’s true all the same. As we head into 2021 and further into the ongoing pandemic, it’s more important thanContinue reading “You Are NOT Alone – AIKIDO ONLINE”

KEEP CENTRED, CONNECTED, CALM AND CARRY ON…

Takemusu Aikido Online Workshop โญ• SUNDAY / 03 JANUARY 2021 The first Online Workshop of the New Year, will focus on exploring the three C’s – being Centred, Connected and Calm. The first session will look at the principle of Centering: beginning with a full body loosening routine, and working on locating the true centreContinue reading “KEEP CENTRED, CONNECTED, CALM AND CARRY ON…”

โ€œThe Dexterous Butcherโ€ – Zen Stories #2

Cook Ting was cutting up an ox for Lord Wen-hui. As every touch of his hand, every heave of his shoulder, every move of his feet, every thrust of his knee โ€” zip! zoop! He slithered the knife along with a zing, and all was in perfect rhythm, as though he were performing the danceContinue reading “โ€œThe Dexterous Butcherโ€ – Zen Stories #2”