Aikido: »War and Peace«
April 10, 2022

Ambrož Karlovšek, Sevnica / Slovenia

While watching the war atrocities I remembered a saying that I came across somewhere a long time ago.

Morihei Ueshiba apparently once stated: »If everyone practiced aikido, the world would be a better place.«

I was not fully aware of the meaning of these words back then. Sometimes, when we hear something in our youth, this content is written deep into one's heart. It maybe resurfaces when a certain event occurs, many years later.

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There are seminars again - Marco in Munich
April 1, 2022

by Christian Ruess

"Aikidoka need flexibility and strength" said Marco Gutmann at the first Tendoryu Aikido course 2022 in Munich. "Both in the right balance to each other is absolutely essential to avoid injuries." Numerous Aikidoka made their way to Munich-Sendling to then experience under Marco's guidance a, to the surprise, Hakama free start of the course.

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From Mexico to Herzogenhorn (Part 2)
Jan. 15, 2022

by Juan Carlos Peña

“Herzogenhorn” Hearing this name immediately leads me to smile internally. One of the best trips in my life, despite I was’t very enthusiastic about it. The economic impact of the Covid pandemic made me have serious doubts about the convenience of having this trip. Lorena insisted and convinced me to participate in the Herzogenhorn seminar. How I appreciate she did it!

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From Mexico to Herzogenhorn (Part 1)
Jan. 8, 2022

by Lorena Fortolis

In Mexico, there is a saying, "You know who people are when times are tough." The Herzogenhorn seminar took place in challenging conditions for everyone, especially the organizers. They were always an example of commitment to continue, keeping the flame alive, and above all, an example of kindness and generosity. Marco and Christiane, thank you for opening your houses to us and showing us how beautiful your country and its people can be.

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