On Being a Good Instructor

In this issue, I would like to discuss what it takes to be a good instructor, as well as the proper mindset for being effective as a teacher. Needless to say, my point of view is purely based on my experience as an Aikido instructor.


Circular Movement and the Spirit of Harmony

The purpose of Aikido is to create Harmony – harmony of your spirit and body, harmony between your partner and yourself, and harmony with the movements of the universe (Nature).