Tough guy role

Stu Grimson on playing the tough guy role and the toll it takes: https://www.cbc.ca/playersvoice/entry/the-grim-reaper-meets-his-nemesis In our daily life many of us play tough roles and are in need of means to cope. Coming from warrior tradition Ki Aikido offers a unique way to resolve conflicts in a non-violent way. Since its primary focus is trainingContinue reading “Tough guy role”

2nd Dan at 94

From the Ki Federation web-site: … We don’t normally take photographs of gradings. However, Rose, at age 94, gave us permission to take and publish these images from her 2nd Dan Grading. http://kifederationofgreatbritain.co.uk/all-articles/october-2019-aikido-update/ As a bit of background: It typically takes around 6 years of practice to achieve 2nd Dan, that should give an ideaContinue reading “2nd Dan at 94”

Gracefulness

One night while watching a dancer, and inwardly condemning her tours de force as barbarisms which would be hissed, were not people such cowards as always to applaud what they think it the fashion to applaud, I remarked that the truly graceful motions occasionally introduced, were those performed with comparatively little effort. After calling toContinue reading “Gracefulness”

International course in London, ON

Our international Ki AIkido Course in London is over. We are beyond grateful to Sensei Hughes for teaching, to all the members from the UK, Vancouver, Toronto, Port Dover, and Hamilton for coming, and to London Waldorf School for providing us with the beautiful and spacious place to practice. We congratulate Farjam Azad, Ani Popescu,Continue reading “International course in London, ON”