Category Archives: Aikido Daily

Philip Lee Shihan is spreading Aikido throughout Singapore and beyond

At the 9th Annual Sugano Shihan Summer Camp, Philip Lee Shihan of Aikido ShinJu-Kai joined Newport Beach Aikikai for two days of intensive aikido training and building strong friendships. We are very honored to have Philip Lee Shihan share his passion for Aikido in an exclusive interview at our dojo. Thank you Lee Shihan for […]

Humility keeps us in check

learn humility through aikido

His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama said this very well: “There is a very close connection between humility and patience. Humility involves having the capacity to take a more confrontational stance, having the capacity to retaliate if you wish, yet deliberately deciding not to do so. That is what I would call genuine humility. I […]

Training your mind and body to manage stress

aikido to reduce stress

There’s good stress and then there’s bad stress. When stress becomes overwhelming and starts taking over your sleep, diet, and ability to focus then it’s time to make changes to manage your work life balance. Practicing martial arts like Aikido can helps to reduce improve overall health by training your body while also calming your […]

Aikido for the whole family

Aikido daily life

One of the great aspects of aikido is that everyone can practice aikido. Practitioners come onto the mat with an empty mind and openness to learn. We consider our dojo very family friendly. Discover the benefits of aikido with this exclusive interview of Svetlana Drobyshevskaya and her daughter, Alisa. Video Transcript: Aikido in my daily […]