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Tag Archives: aikido techniques

A Lesson in Pain Management! What Karate Stylists Can Learn From Aikido Stylists

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Grappling arts produce a kind of pain response that can catch strikers by surprise. The best way to prepare your body for the shock is to feel the joint locks of aikido. Repeatedly.
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Posted in Aikido.

Haruo Matsuoka on Steven Seagal and Aikido’s History in America

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Black Belt contributing editor Dr. Mark Cheng explores the history of modern aikido relative to the martial paths of the respected Haruo Matsuoka and his former sensei, action star Steven Seagal.
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Posted in Aikido, General Martial Arts History, Japanese Martial Arts History, Martial Art Movies, Steven Seagal Movies, Traditional Martial Artists.

Gary Goltz Demonstrates a Hybridized Judo-Aikido Self-Defense Kata

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

“[This sequence] is prearranged to show … the versatility of the judoka to handle a person, be it armed or unarmed,” says the seventh-dan judo master and president/CEO of the United States Judo Association.
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Posted in Judo Videos.