Philosophy Articles

Bushido: An Antiquated Values System? (Part 4)

A Critical Review of the Classic Samurai Text: Bushido: The Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe​P (An excerpt from the book: Inner Bushido – Strength without Conflict) […]

Bushido: An Antiquated Values System? (Part 3)

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 […]

Bushido: An Antiquated Values System? (Part 2)

A Critical Review of the Classic Samurai Text: Bushido – The Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe (An excerpt from the award-winning book: Inner Bushido) Nitobe offers […]

HARA TANDEN: Men’s Center & Women’s Center in Aikido

by Sean Hannon Sensei It seems to me that there are substantially more men who practice Aikido than women. However, I have observed that women who practice Aikido […]

Bushido: An Antiquated Values System? (Part 1)

(An excerpt from the award-winning book: Inner Bushido) A Critical Review of the Classic Samurai Text: Bushido – The Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe Many martial […]

Doing the Right Thing… Even When It’s Unpopular

by Sean Hannon Sensei Twelve-time Emmy award winning television reporter Adam Schrager from NBC affiliate 9News in Denver (pictured left) spoke at the Parker Library on his new […]

A Life in Aikido

For the first time, A Life in Aikido: The Biography of Founder Morihei Ueshiba has been published in English.  This excellent book was first published in […]

What Aikido Can Learn from One of the World’s Most Notorious Murders

by Sean Hannon Sensei The Denver Museum of Nature and Science recently hosted a remarkable exhibit on Genghis Khan.  It was a powerful exhibit well worth the […]

Reacting, Responding… & Ignoring

by Sean Hannon Sensei Perhaps now more than ever, we Americans seem to live in an increasingly “reactionary” world. Some men “shoot first” and ask questions […]

How to Learn Aikido Faster

by Tip Harris Sensei Relax!!   I very frequently tell this to my class, to individual students, or to my partner if I’m practicing.  If I […]