Aikido Pictures, News & Events

Ukiyo-e: From Cherry Blossoms to Snow Gardens
Aikido Student, Kira, Returns from Japan
A New Friend from Hombu Dojo in Tokyo Visits Castle Rock
How to Fold Hakama …REALLY well!
Aikido Student Featurette: Mike Van Sickle
Aikido Student Featurette: Tim Keating
Aikido Student Featurette: Benjamin Saddora
Aikido Student Featurette: Troy Terranova

PICS: United States Aikido Federation (USAF) Summer Camp 2012
PICS: JD Paul Sensei Workshop at Castle Rock - Oct 2012
PICS: Castle Rock AIKIDO Summer Picnic - July 2012
PICS: JD Paul Sensei Workshop at Castle Rock - May 2012
PICS: JD Paul Sensei Workshop at Castle Rock - Jan 2012

Japanese Taiko Drummers Visit Denver
Denver Broncos Player Joins CR Aikido
Blast from the Past
Aikido Visit to the Japanese Torii Shrine at Shambala 

Castle Rock Student Visits Aikido Dojo in Steamboat Springs
A Gift for Goettsche Sensei
Castle Rock Students Attend ASU Aikido Summer Camp 2011
Japanese SAKE Rice Wine Tasting at CRA
JSacred Laughter: Japanese Zen Master Jun Po Visits Dojo

Aikido Testing Event April 2012
Aikido Testing Event Nov 2011
Aikido Testing Event April 2011

CR Aikido Students Demonstrate at Japan American Society of Colorado
Ueshiba Morihei: Last Samurai of Martial Arts - Book
Aikido Testing Event September 2010
Castle Rock AIKIDO Summer Picnic 2010

Aikido Workshop with Ikeda Sensei at Boulder Aikikai 2012
Students Attend Seminar with Shinichi Tohei Sensei 2010
Castle Rock Aikido Seminar with John Sabo Sensei from San Diego 2009
Aikido Seminar with Haruo Matsuoka Sensei 2009 

Aiki-Summit Impressions 2008
How to build and Aikido Dojo
Movie Reivew: Twilight Samurai
Aikido Seminar Summer 2008
Aikido Seminar Summer 2007

Appreciation: Thoughts on Our New Dojo Facility 
A Much Needed Gift from Japan
Aikido Black Belt Test in Japan
Old Aikido Book Finally Published in English

Castle Rock AIKIDO Receives Visitor from Scotland
Meet New People & Make Friends with Aikido
Beat the Winter Blues with Aikido
Improve Your Golf Game with Aikido
Aikido: A New Kind of Fitness Program
Aikido: Japanese Martial Arts for Stress Relief and Relaxation
Confessions of a Former Karate Black Belt
Why We Offer Adult-Only Aikido Classes

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Aikido Philosophy:

Training with Martial Intent
Appreciating Aikido's Restraint
The Key to Learning Aikido Faster
Aikido & The Greater Good
Ukemi: The Other Half of Aikido
Rambling Reflections on Aging
Q&A: Will I Hold Back New Students?
Q&A: Differences in Technique between Aikido Teachers
Understanding the Uke-Nage Relationship
Pay Attention! Save Your Life!

Tension in Your Body Distorts Reality
Aikido & Humility
What Your Stance Says About Yourself
Beginner's Mind
Zen with Len: Change Your Mind
He Say, She Say & SHISEI
SEMPAI: Responsibilities of a Senior Student

Expansion and Contraction 1: Aikido & Self-Defense
Expansion and Contraction 2: Aikido & Budo
Expansion and Contraction 3: Reprogramming Inborn Reflexes
Expansion and Contraction 4: Aikido & Abundance
Expansion and Contraction 5: Aikido & Centering

Musashi's Book of Five Rings 1: Introduction
Musashi's Book of Five Rings 2: Earth
Musashi's Book of Five Rings 3: Water
Musashi's Book of Five Rings 4: Fire
Musashi's Book of Five Rings 5: Wind
Musashi's Book of Five Rings 6: The Void

Bushido Part One: The Soul of Japan
Bushido Part Two: Rectitude
Bushido Part Three: Courage
Bushido Part Four: Benevolence
Bushido Part Five: Politeness
Bushido Part Six: Truthfulness
Bushido Part Seven: Honor
Bushido Part Eight: Loyalty

SATORI: Non-attachment: A Tremendous Source of Power
HARA-TANDEN: Men vs Womens "Center"
CHIKARA: Understand the Difference Between Power & Force
REIHO: Your Intent Is More Important Than Your Etiquette
MIDORI-KEIKO: Watch & Steal Aikido Training
KI-KEN-TAI-ICHI: Moving As One Integrated Whole 
Doing the Right Thing… Even When It's Unpopular
Whatever you Want to Experience: Bring it! 
IRIMI: How I Used Aikido Meet A Billionaire & A Beautiful Actress
KYORYOKU: Cooperation - A Better Understanding of the UKE & NAGE
What Aikido Can Learn from the World's Biggest Murderer: Genghis Khan
Aikido & The Six Human Needs

KA-WAZA: The Strongest Aikido Technique 
Physical Alchemy: Turning Weakness Into Strength 
O-SEIBO: A Thanksgiving Message 
MUSUBI: Connections: Why I practice Aikido 
Indigo: The Significance Behind a Hakama's Color 
NASHI DE JIKAN: Aikido, Friendship & Timelessness 
The Why Behind Ukemi 
Why Do We Spend So Much Time Learning Ukemi? 
Growing Pains: The Aikido Journey
KANSHA: Appreciation - A Whirlwind Trip to Japan
SHU-GYO: A Japanese Rite of Passage

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