May 2020

Black Belt Q&A with Azzia Walker Sensei

May 23, 2020

Azzia Walker Sensei is the Dojo Manager at Aikido Shusekai, runs our award-winning Youth Aikido Program, and teaches our Friday evening classes. This Q&A with Azzia Sensei is part of a series of interviews with the Aikido Shusekai yudansha (black belts). How did you get started with aikido? It was the summer of 2004 and […]

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Black Belt Q&A with Joy Reichart Sensei

May 17, 2020

Joy Reichart Sensei teaches the Monday night beginner class at the Aikido Shusekai dojo. This Q&A with Joy Sensei is part of a series of interviews with the Aikido Shusekai yudansha (black belts). How did you get started with aikido? In 2009-2010 I was in a yearlong Integral Coach certification program. The methodology emphasizes somatics, […]

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Black Belt Q&A with Alan Hodges Sensei

May 10, 2020

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

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