April 2020

Black Belt Q&A with Steve Tomich Sensei

April 25, 2020

Steve Tomich Sensei is a longtime aikido practitioner and one of the two main instructors of the Aikido Shusekai weapons classes (along with Alan Hodges Sensei). This Q&A with Steve Sensei is part of a series of interviews with the Aikido Shusekai yudansha (black belts). How did you get started with aikido? I had probably […]

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Video: Jo Kata 2

April 5, 2020

Aikido Shusekai weapons class instructors Alan Hodges Sensei and Steve Tomich Sensei created this instructional video on the second 22-move jo kata we practice in our dojo. That’s Alan Sensei demonstrating the kata, and Steve Sensei attacking him during the partner practice segment. Steve Sensei directed, filmed, edited, and produced the video. We practice two […]

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