Martial Study

We believe that martial arts are a gateway to improving your life in so many ways. Some arrive at our studio in search of developing confidence, physical fitness and street smarts. Others are looking to generate a sense of courage and inner peace. There are even those that are drawn to this art form due to their love of the culture and tradition that it embodies. Whatever your motivation, discovery and inspiration lead to a world of self-transformation. Read the articles below!

You will be so grateful that you did.

Zazen and Budo

Clarifying Toyoda Sensei's Approach to Zen

Zazen and Budo

Budo Renshu

This book appeared in 1933 and is the first published account of O-Sensei's art.

Budo Renshu

On Ki

A Lecture

On Ki

The Zen Master Tenzan Toyoda

Understanding Meisoho

The Zen Master Tenzan Toyoda

Memories of Toyoda

A Memoir

Memories of Toyoda

A Biography of Fumio Toyoda Sensei

Meido Moore Sensei gives a startling personal account of the life of the renown Zen master, Aikido Instructor, and founder of Shinjinkai.

A Biography of Fumio Toyoda Sensei

An Interview w/John Mazza Sensei

Newsletter Interview

An Interview w/John Mazza Sensei

Principles of Budo

10 Key Principles

Principles of Budo

Mind, Energy and Strength

Shin, Ki, Ryoku

Mind, Energy and Strength

Memories of Shinjinkan Dojo

A Training Tale

Memories of Shinjinkan Dojo

Shinjinkan Dojo Etiquette

A Student Reference Guide

Shinjinkan Dojo Etiquette

Aikido Student Study Guide

A Training Guide

Aikido Student Study Guide

Aikido Techniques and Terminology

Pronunciation Guide

Aikido Techniques and Terminology

Read More

Read More