Member interview with Carly

name Carly year of birth 1981 grew up in United States aikido since 2023 rank mukyu (meanwhile 6th kyu) What do you find beautiful or inspiring about aikido? What I find inspiring and beautiful about aikido is that it is a practice that is lifelong and inclusive. It is accessible to almost everyone. You simply… Continue reading Member interview with Carly

Member interview with Dirk

name Dirk year of birth 1996 grew up in Utrecht and Enschede aikido since 2017 rank 3rd kyu What do you like or find inspiring about aikido? What I like about aikido is that you work with your whole body. For the different techniques, you don’t just use your arms, you use your whole body,… Continue reading Member interview with Dirk

Ledeninterview met Melissa

Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. naam Melissa geboortejaar 1997 opgegroeid in Bilthoven, Veenendaal en Tilburg aikido sinds 2017 graad 6e kyu (inmiddels 5e kyu) Wat vind je… Continue reading Ledeninterview met Melissa

(Nederlands) Ledeninterview met Hans

Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. naam Hans geboortejaar 1978 opgegroeid in Sprang-Capelle aikido sinds december 2014 graad 4e kyu (inmiddels shodan) Wat vind je mooi of inspirerend… Continue reading (Nederlands) Ledeninterview met Hans

Member interview with Sander

name Sander year of birth 1973 grew up in Tilburg until 13 years old, then Nieuwegein and Montfoort aikido since 1994 rank 4th dan (meanwhile 5th dan) and shidoin What do you find beautiful or inspiring in aikido? The philosophy of aikido doesn’t contain “yes but” because it is a martial art. I find it… Continue reading Member interview with Sander

Ledeninterview met Annemiek

naam Annemiek geboortejaar 1981 opgegroeid in Olst en Deventer aikido sinds 2008 graad 1e kyu (inmiddels 1e dan) Wat vind je mooi of inspirerend aan aikido? Tijdens mijn eerste les aikido was ik gelijk onder de indruk van de vloeiende en wervelende bewegingen. Een ander mooi element aan aikido vind ik dat je niet bezig… Continue reading Ledeninterview met Annemiek