6, Jun 2017
What Does Aikido Mean To Me? – by Ben Phillips, Shodan

I have been training at the Komyokan dojo in Birkenhead for the past seven years and my understanding and relationship to aikido has changed and developed over this time. Aikido […]

21, Nov 2016
AIKIDO: MY SAVIOUR – by Kayleigh Yates

Ever since I was a child, I have always struggled with a lack of confidence and self-esteem. I have also been plagued with anxiety; fear of what might or might […]

26, Feb 2016
Sitting In Seiza by Terry Ezra Shihan (7th Dan so Hombu)

Aikido has many facets, one of which that it is very important is posture. In our daily lives we can see that our physical posture is often a reflection of […]

31, Oct 2015
Achieving regular practice in Aikido by Terry Ezra Shihan

O Sensei, the founder of Aikido, told us that we should practise every day.  In our modern and demanding world, this may well be an impossibility, as family and work […]

22, Jul 2015
Understanding Ukemi in Aikido by Terry Ezra Shihan (Aikikai 7th Dan)

When one first begins Aikido practice it is most likely to see Ukemi as a basic means of self-protection, whilst in the process of practice. A person learns to roll, […]

21, Jul 2015
Welcome to the new Komyokan Aikido Dojo Blog

Regular updates from Ezra Shihan to follow