Modern Aikidoist Podcast

Thoughts and ideas for the modern aikidoist and any martial artists interested in aikido history, training, strategy, and growth.


Ep. 048 - Aikido and Sun Tzu, Part 2
Show Details12min 57s
Ep. 047 - Aikido and Sun Tzu, Part 1
Show Details18min 54s
Ep. 046 - Different Body Types
Show Details17min 21s
Ep. 045 - Political Turmoil in the USAF
Show Details16min 1s
Ep. 044 - Atemi: Conversation with Robert Van Valkenburgh - Part 2
Show Details41min 24s
Ep. 043 - Atemi: Conversation with Robert Van Valkenburgh - Part 1
Show Details35min 38s
Ep. 042 - Dealing with Frustration and Overcoming Plateaus
Show Details10min 30s
Ep. 041 - Tearing Down Aikido's Excuses
Show Details35min 43s
Ep. 040 - Looking Forward, Looking Back
Show Details12min 38s
Ep. 039 - Is Kyushojitsu Practical or Reliable in a Real Fight?
Show Details10min 48s
Ep. 038 - Why Self Defense? The Dark Side of Humans
Show Details16min 27s
Ep. 037 - Steven Seagal and Tenshin Aikido - Interview with Lenny Sly, Part 2
Show Details44min 59s
Ep. 036 - Steven Seagal and Tenshin Aikido - Interview with Lenny Sly, Part 1
Show Details47min 1s
Ep. 035 - Are Ranks, Titles, and Belt Tests Useful?
Show Details13min 25s
Ep. 034 - The Power of Attack - Taking Initiative and Keeping It
Show Details14min 43s
Ep. 033 - What Is Lineage and Is Lineage Important?
Show Details8min 13s
Ep. 032 - Carrying a Weapon for Self-Defense
Show Details12min 41s
Ep. 031 - Great Listener Comments from Previous Podcasts
Show Details12min 35s
Ep. 030 - The Upsides and Downsides of Pain Compliance
Show Details10min 46s
Ep. 029 - How Teaching Makes You Better
Show Details10min
Ep. 028 - Merging Other Martial Arts with Aikido
Show Details10min 15s
Ep. 027 - Why Do Students Quit Once They Receive Their Black Belt?
Show Details9min 45s
Ep. 026 - Occupations Aikido Training Can Be Invaluable To
Show Details10min 45s
Ep. 025 - Making the Most of Training Time
Show Details20min 52s
Ep. 024 - Interview with Matt Stait - Insights on Training
Show Details53min 40s
Ep. 023 - Announcing: New Aikido Project!
Show Details11min 24s
Ep. 022 - A Journey of Making Aikido Practical for Self-Defense
Show Details17min 19s
Ep. 021 - Hakama, Virtues of Budo, and Other Traditions
Show Details12min 5s
Ep. 020 - The Duties of Teachers and Students
Show Details11min 56s
Ep. 019 - Dealing with Real Violence
Show Details15min 29s
Ep. 018 - Aikido is Love
Show Details7min 34s
Ep. 017 - What Makes Aikido a Viable Martial Art in Today's Combat Landscape?
Show Details21min 55s
Ep. 016 - Why is Aikido So Misunderstood?
Show Details11min 5s
Ep. 015 - Is Aikido an Art, a Science, or Something Else?
Show Details8min 33s
Ep. 014 - How to Build Speed
Show Details12min 5s
Ep. 013 - Aikido Practices Which Can Be Hard on the Body
Show Details21min 28s
Ep. 012 - Tips for Visiting a Dojo or Seminar
Show Details10min 24s
Ep. 011 - New to Martial Arts? How to Find the Right Dojo
Show Details10min 28s
Ep. 010 - Different Styles of Aikido
Show Details13min 23s
Ep. 009 - Being a Good Uke
Show Details1hr 5min
Ep. 008 - That's Not Aikido!
Show Details9min 29s
Ep. 007 - Competition: Light Side and Dark Side
Show Details15min 37s
Ep. 006 - Is Tradition Helping Aikido or Hurting It?
Show Details21min 38s
Ep. 005 - Aikido's Jiyu-Waza and Randori
Show Details14min 35s
Ep. 004 - Aikido: Myths Which Need to Die Part 2 - Knives and Lethal Force
Show Details11min 22s
Ep. 003 - Crisis of Faith in Aikido: Knife and Sword Defenses
Show Details13min 31s
Ep. 002 - Aikido: Myths Which Need to Die - Part 1
Show Details14min 29s
Ep. 001 - Aikido, Now and Into the Future
Show Details10min 18s