O Sensei’s Manifest, Hidden and Divine and the Experience of Takemusu in Each Realm – Part two

Editors note – This is part two of a two part series.  If you haven’t read the first part, you can find it here. Divine Dimension of Consciousness The divine dimension is a place of primal emptiness but full of the potential energy that is manifested in the hidden...

O Sensei’s Manifest, Hidden and Divine and the Experience of Takemusu in Each Realm – Part one

Editors’ note.  This is part one of a two part series.  You can find part two here. O Sensei believed deeply that it was always possible and desirable to go more deeply into our practice of Aikido, that every day can be a day of spiritual progress. One example...

Book Review of A Demon’s Sermon of the Martial Arts, By Issai Chozanshi

Sensei Noha reviews the graphic novel “A Demon’s Sermon of the Martial Arts” Review of The Demon’s Sermon on the Martial Arts:   A Graphic Novel By Issai Chozanshi Afterword by William Scott Wilson Based on the Translation by William Scott Wilson Adapted by Sean Michael Wilson Illustrated by...

Book Review of Aikido: An Everyday Approach To The Martial Art That Can Transform Your Life & The World by Paul Rest

Sensei Noha provides an excellent in depth review of the book “Aikido: An Everyday Approach To The Martial Art That Can Transform Your Life & The World”, by Paul Rest. Aikido: An Everyday Approach To The Martial Art That Can Transform Your Life & The World By Paul Fredrick...

Book Review: Encyclopedia of Japanese Martial Arts by David Hall

Sensei Robert Noha provides an excellent review of the book, Encyclopedia of Japanese Martial Arts. Review of Encyclopedia of Japanese Martial Arts By David A. Hall Kodansha Publishing ISBN:  978-1-56836-410-0 682 Pages Released February 2013 Reviewed by Robert Noha This book is a treasure trove of information for the...

Book Review: A Light On Transmission, by Mitsogi Saotome

Sensei Noha has provided an excellent review of the book “A light On Transmission” by Mitsugi Saotome Review of A Light On Transmission By Mitsugi Saotome Translated by Josh Drachman and Steve Earle Published by Cedar Forge Press ISBN 978-1936672-9-81 145 Pages Publication Date:  2015 Review by Robert Noha...

Sensei Bob Noha – On Professor Cheng Man Ching and the Yang Style Short Form

In this video, Sensei shares some insight on Professor Cheng Man Ch’ing regarding how he evolved his 37 posture short form from the traditional Yang Style Long Form. He also shares his thoughts on his first impressions of the Professor, and how his Aikido and T’ai Chi practice compliment...

examiner.com article on Bob Noha Sensei

http://www.examiner.com/x-5948-SF-Martial-Arts-Examiner~y2010m7d8-Bob-Noha–A-Martial-Artist-Making-a-Difference?cid=examiner-email Paul Rest is a writer and martial artist. He has written numerous articles about Aikido and Low Impact Aikido and holds the rank of second degree black belt. He can be reached at poetry@sonic.net.