Multiple Attacker Tactics

I have spent the last ten years experimenting with and developing a system of tactics for multiple attacker situations (randori, or “taninzugaki”).  My objectives included building clear building block concepts (principles) tied to terminology and demonstratable skills, which can be applied against two or more attackers with or without weapons and from a variety of […]

2013 Nidan Promotions

On December 30, 2013, three members of the Aikido Chuseikan community were tested in front of a panel of shihan (master instructors) and promoted to nidan (2nd degree black belt). Each expressed confidence, bearing, and their own personalities, and made our Dojo proud. The tremendous focus and preparation they undertook was clear in the quality […]

Open House Demonstration Video

Clips from the Aikido Chuseikan of Tampa Bay Dojo “Open House” class and demonstration, with Sensei Guy Hagen, Sensei Don Ellingsworth, and Sensei Melissa Bell. The Aikido Chuseikan school is affiliated with the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba and World Aikido Headquarters, and opened for adult and family martial arts instruction on March 9, 2013.