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Tensegrity Icosahedron

May 18, 2015 // 1 Comment

I realized recently that a lot of the things Gleason Sensei has been talking about in his Aikido classes (dynamic tension, pulling silk, stretching the fascia, etc) [...]

Shobu Aikido Of Boston : Children Classes

May 16, 2012 // 0 Comments

The  study of Aikido is a life-long pursuit. Some have the good fortune to start the journey when they are young. Others do not begin until they are in their forties. To [...]

Shobu Aikido of Boston: Spring Gasshuku 2012

April 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Readers  may be wondering why we were kind of quiet last week. The reason was that many of us were at the Shobu Aikido Spring Gasshuku. A Shobu Gasshuku only happens four [...]

Snow Day Puzzler

January 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

We used to have contests, puzzlers, and in general gave away a lot of stuff. We stopped doing them mostly because they took up quite a bit of time, of which we already had [...]

Shobu Aikido: Fall Gasshuku

October 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

Those  of us who are in Boston know what a priviledge it is to be able to train under Sensei Gleason all the time. A few times a year, Shobu Aikido hosts a weekend [...]

Aikido3D: FirstLook

October 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

We  recently got into a brief discussion online about what it means to be “in control.” After 10 years of Aikido practice, the one thing we have learned is that [...]