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September 27, 2019

Adult Only Classes Means… Adult Only Classes!

Castle Rock AIKIDO is a martial arts school unlike many others in that their adult program is reserved exclusively for adults. That’s right!  No Kids Allowed! […]
October 4, 2019

The Significance of Our School Logo (DOJO KAMON)

A Japanese martial art school’s logo is often referred to as a KAMON or sometimes just a MON.  A DOJO’s KAMON is an important aspect of […]
December 9, 2019

Bushido: An Antiquated Values System? (Part 6)

A Critical Review of the Classic Samurai Text: Bushido: The Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe (An excerpt from the book: Inner Bushido)T We continue to explore […]
December 15, 2019

Bushido: An Antiquated Values System? (Part 7)

A Critical Review of the Classic Samurai Text: Bushido: The Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe  (An excerpt from the book: Inner Bushido) We continue to explore […]
June 16, 2020

BOKKEN-DORI: The DOJO is Not the Street

by Michael Pattarozzi BOKKEN-DORI: noun, definition: When attacked with a sword NAGE disarms UKE with his bare hands. We were finishing a medical call. “Control 2, […]