“Brother can you spare a $10?”

Hi Folks, Thanks to all of the generous supporters of TrueAiki.com., if one more person were to donate $10, I could purchase a video Jog/Shuttle that would speed up my video post production process.  Simply put, the easier the post production process the easier it is for me to get video out to you! Every … Continue reading “Brother can you spare a $10?”

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Oops!

I tried out a different blog software today and it automatically did something to the "Asago" post that removed a good part of that post.  I'll try to repair the damage over the weekend.   Sorry!  Guess I won't be using that software!! Allen Okay, I think I've recovered the post the its original content.

Intro to the Studio

Hi Guys!  Below you will find a video with an introduction to the new True Aiki "studio."  This brings me one step closer to the official dojo shooting.  Thanks for Watching! Below is a sneak peek at where we are filming the Tandoku Dosa.  (If you look carefully you can see where I patched the … Continue reading Intro to the Studio

December in Zwolle, NL

Hi everyone, I've been traveling to the Netherlands for a quick training period in December for years now.  Up until now that training hasn't been announced or promoted but rather kept "in-house."  But this year is different! I will be in Zwolle 12/27 - 12/29.  Those interested in joining in should contact Walter Oudewesselink at: … Continue reading December in Zwolle, NL

The Paradox of Training Aiki and the Solution

One cannot Aiki without producing Aiki. One cannot produce Aiki without having trained Aiki. As a consequence of this being true, one often hears phrases such as, “Just use Aiki.” This is akin to saying, “Just do things correctly. Anything other than correct is wrong.” Of course, if one could “just use Aiki” or “just … Continue reading The Paradox of Training Aiki and the Solution

Beebe’s Brains 9/3/2017

The Big WHY? For decades I hid away in my little dojos here or there and tried to keep my head under the radar.  Being both asked to teach seminars and to write, I deferred. Why? To begin with, I didn’t feel I was yet good enough.  I had to teach (in my dojo) because I … Continue reading Beebe’s Brains 9/3/2017

Beebe Brains 9/2/2017

I was thinking the other day about how science has shown again and again (just Google “science nature sounds”) that most non-threatening nature sounds are calming to humans.  I’m referring to the “white noise” of nature:  a running creek, ocean tides, wind through trees, rain hitting the ground, etc. Then it occurred to me that the … Continue reading Beebe Brains 9/2/2017

Beebe’s Brains 7/24/2017

Hi Everybody, We shot some video and took some pictures on the top of the Grand Tetons, which I will post when I get back.   One vid is of me doing a box squat.  This will directly relate to TDD #1.   Another vid shows me doing a push test with my daughter while … Continue reading Beebe’s Brains 7/24/2017

Beebe Brains 6/17/2017 (The Netherlands)

I had a wonderful time training with a group of sincere, hard working folks in San Sebastián (Donostia).  It was a pleasure as always and I am already looking forward to next time! Here is a picture of Riki and I preparing to do so ken practice.   Walter took the photo!