The following are articles written on subjects
pertinent to the study of Nihon Goshin Aikido and martial arts in
general. On the whole, these articles are opinion, and are subject to
interpretation. Treat them as food for thought and fodder for
discussion. You may find others whose opinions differ. If you have
articles you think would be pertinent and appropriate, feel free to submit them here.
The Principles in Our Classical Techniques.
(Gerry Seymour) A discussion of the principles taught
within the 50 Classical Techniques in NGA.
Evaluating a Dojo. (Bill Witt Shihan, Takemusu
Aikido Association) Advice for a student in search of a school in
which to study.
Assembling a Defense. (Gerry
Seymour) Recommendations on removing the pauses students tend
to develop in defense situations.
A Swing and a Miss. (Tom Quinn, Nihon Goshin
Aikido Association) An overview of the four methods of not
being hit by a punch.
Who's the Best? Comparing Styles.
(Gerry Seymour) The slippery slope of comparing
The Answer. (Gerry Seymour)
On the search for that one right answer in martial arts. Based upon
comments and teachings from Steven Weber Sensei, Godan.
Selecting a School. (Gerry
Seymour) Recommendations for the student - new or experienced
- who is looking for a place to train in martial arts.
Creativity in Martial Arts. (Gerry
Seymour) On thinking and learning creatively in a structured
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