Sword and Spirit, the Journal of Itten Dojo

Sword And Spirit

May 2022 — Renzoku-waza Drill

April 2022 — JMAC Pilgrimage

March 2022 — The Frog in a Well

February 2022 — Momentum

January 2022 — Kagami-biraki 2022

December 2021 — Why Iaido?

November 2021 — Break the Stalemate! Overcoming Tsuba-zeriai

October 2021 — The Silliness of the Equality Assumption

September 2021 — Long Stance Stepping

August 2021 — Shinrai — Principles of Trust

July 2021 — Problem Solving in Programming and Budo

June 2021 — The Dojo Compared to an Embassy

May 2021 — Kata in Koryu Bujutsu — The Physical Embodiment of Edo-period Samurai Philosophy

April 2021 — Introduction to Aikijo — The Four-foot Staff in Sanshu-ho Aiki-budo

March 2021 — Kata and Application in Sanshu-ho Aiki-budo

February 2021 — Budo Culture an excer

January 2021 — Reigakudo Retrospective

October 2020 — Lessons from Joe Lewis

September 2020 — Deflecting Strikes (Part Two — Modern Applications; Aikijutsu and Aikido)

August 2020 — Deflecting Strikes (Part One — Traditional Applications in Aikijutsu)

July 2020 — Kenjutsu and Movement (Part Four — Gyaku-tai)

June 2020 — Kenjutsu and Movement (Part Three — Tsugi-ashi)

May 2020 — Kenjutsu and Movement (Part Two — Fundamentals and Applications)

April 2020 — Kenjutsu and Movement (Part One — The Foundation)

March 2020 — Kihon Suburi (Suwari-ho)

September 2019 — What's the Point?

June 2019 — Ukemi 201 — Teaching the Solo, Aerial Breakfall

May 2019 — Tachi-dori Ude-garami

February 2019 — Ukemi 101 — Applying Lovret Sensei's Method

September 2018 — Tachi-dori Kiri-age

August 2018 — A Weekend with JMAC

July 2018 — Breathing and Bowing

June 2018 — 21st Century Kenjutsu

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018

December 2017

November 2017

October 2017

September 2017

August 2017

July 2017

June 2017

May 2017

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

November 2016

September 2016

August 2016

July 2016

December 1969 — The Conditioning Set