Our New Houston Martial Arts – Aikido Dojo Location!

Our New Houston Martial Arts – Aikido Dojo Location!

We are open and training at our new dojo in the heart of EADO (East Downtown Houston). Over 1100 sq. ft. of suspended mats! Our dojo members include school-age students, college students, graduate and medical students, and adults of all ages from the Houston area. Our...

Shomenuchi Iriminage Jiyu Waza video

This is a video demonstrating various versions of the Aikido technique Iriminage in response to the Shomenuchi attack. The Shomen attack represents an overhead attack with a weapon, such as a hammer or club, but by training empty hand it is possible to train at full...
Katatedori Shihonage omote

Katatedori Shihonage omote

This is a photo of the technique Katatedori Shihonage omote, which was taken at our former Aikido at UAB location in Birmingham, Alabama. ┬áThis photo is a good example of how (by utilizing Uke’s momentum combined with full extension of her arm and a grounded...

Welcoming 2017

The Utsusemi Aikikai dojo met on January 2, 2017 to welcome in the new year. In an act of sacred purification, we rang the chime 108 times and performed 108 sword cuts. Kotoshi mo yoroshiku...