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A place for positive discussions regarding the growth and development of the Martial Art of Aikido. Listen in while we have candid discussions about ways to preserve and grow the art we care for.

All Things Aikido Brad Chapman

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.4 • 11 Ratings

A place for positive discussions regarding the growth and development of the Martial Art of Aikido. Listen in while we have candid discussions about ways to preserve and grow the art we care for.

    ATA Eps: 21.11 Exploring New Teaching Methods to Benefit Learning with our special guest Oliver Martinez

    ATA Eps: 21.11 Exploring New Teaching Methods to Benefit Learning with our special guest Oliver Martinez

     In this episode of ATA we talk to Oliver Martinez of American Defensive Arts based in Keller, TX. Sensei Martinez shares how a few changes in his approach to teaching led to faster learning and made assessment more clear. We cover the specifics of his process and some of the pros and cons of trying new things as an instructor.

    Bio: Fifth degree black belt Oliver Martinez II has over 25 years of martial arts experience. He is passionate about teaching both traditional martial arts as well as modern methods of self-protection. In addition to teaching martial arts, he also currently works in private security where he has received specialized training in defensive tactics and use of force.

    https://americandefensivearts.com/

    • 30 min
    ATA Eps 21.2 Aikido misconceptions and sending the wrong message to potential students.

    ATA Eps 21.2 Aikido misconceptions and sending the wrong message to potential students.

    In this episode we dive into the most common objections that keep potential students from ever starting training. We also talk aikido envy, false advertising, trolls, and tools to rebuild our dojos as we transition out of the pandemic.

    • 24 min
    ATA Eps. 20.12 - Is Aikido in Severe Decline?.......Probably

    ATA Eps. 20.12 - Is Aikido in Severe Decline?.......Probably

    We wrap up the year with a discussion about the latest Black Belt Magazine post regarding the ever shrinking Aikido population and what (if anything) can be done about it.

    • 24 min
    ATA Podcast with Special Guest Miles Kessler: Aikido and Meditation, Is your Practice Balanced?

    ATA Podcast with Special Guest Miles Kessler: Aikido and Meditation, Is your Practice Balanced?

    We are honored to have Miles Kessler Sensei join our own Malory Graham for a very important discussion regarding the importance of meditation in your aikido practice.  Click here to check out more from Miles and his unique approach to the integration of mediation in your aikido practice.

    • 36 min
    ATA eps 20.11 Meet the AU Faculty with Tristan Chermack

    ATA eps 20.11 Meet the AU Faculty with Tristan Chermack

    How many years of training would it take for you to feel like you could actually use Aikido to defend yourself? In this episode our own John Thompson sits down with AU faculty member Tristan Chermack as he discusses his AU course and how he approaches the subject of self-defense effectiveness in your training.

    • 13 min
    Eps 20.10 Part One Meet the Aikido University Faculty - Aviv Goldsmith

    Eps 20.10 Part One Meet the Aikido University Faculty - Aviv Goldsmith

    Join us for a brand new segment to the ATA podcast, Meet the Faculty! In this episode our own Malory Graham will interview Aviv Goldsmith and talk to him about some of the great course that he has created for AU. 

    • 9 min

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