Philosophy Articles

Bushido: An Antiquated Values System? (Part 5)

A Critical Review of the Classic Samurai Text: Bushido: The Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe We continue to explore Bushido’s major principles, concepts, and values […]

KYORYOKU – Cooperation: Rockclimbing & Aikido

by Sean Hannon Sensei Castle Rock AIKIDO student Tim Keating and I went rock climbing not too long ago down in Colorado Springs.  This was my […]

“He Say” “She Say” & ‘SHISEI’ Being Centered During Political Turmoil

by Black Belt, Len KENSHO Silverston SHISEI, pronouned “she”-“say”, the Japanese word for “posture” and keeping our center and balance, is a fundamental Aikido principle. How […]

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 […]