Articles

The following are selected articles written by SMAA members.

Hunter Armstrong Sensei

Koryu Batto and Modern Iaido (This article first appeared in the Winter 1996 issue of the SMAA Newsletter.)

Brian Barnes Sensei

Experiencing the 2007 SMAA Seminar & Conference (This article appeared the "SMAA Journal" Volume 13, Issue 1)

Richard Burklund Sensei

A Judo Journey (This article first appeared in the Spring 2004 "SMAA Newsletter")

Judo: Martial Way or Modern Sport? (First published in the Spring 1998 issue of the "SMAA Newsletter")

Michael Cimino-Hurt Sensei

First SMAA National Seminar & Conference (This article first appeared in the Summer 2005 issue of the "SMAA Newsletter.")

Wado Ryu Karate-do (This article first appeared in the "SMAA Journal" Volume 14, Issue 2 )

Mark Colby Sensei

Japanese Judo: R.I.P.? (This article first appeared in the "SMAA Journal" Volume 13, Issue 2)

The Humble Budoka (This article first appeared in the "SMAA Journal" Volume 13, Issue 4)

H. E. Davey Sensei

Budo and the Art of Japanese Calligraphy (This article first appeared in the Spring-Summer 1995 issue of "Furyu: The Budo Journal.")

Kata (An excerpt from "The Japanese Way of the Artist" by H. E. Davey)

Preface from Unlocking the Secrets of Aiki-jujutsu (This article first appeared in the Spring 1998 issue of the "SMAA Newsletter.")

Shodo: A Japanese Path to Moving Meditation (This article first appeared in the Summer 2004 "SMAA Newsletter")

Brett Denison Sensei

Fighting? (First published in the Spring 2002 issue of the "SMAA Newsletter")

John Evans Sensei

Tanren (This article appeared in the "SMAA Journal" Volume 14, Issue 3)

Stephen Fabian Sensei

Fudoshin and Its Continuing Relevance (First published in the Spring 1997 issue of the "SMAA Newsletter")

Book review of "Unlocking the Secrets of Aiki-Jujutsu" (This article first appeared in the Winter 1997 issue of the "SMAA Newsletter.")

Identifying Characteristics of Nihon Jujutsu (First published in the Winter 1995 issue of the "SMAA Newsletter")

Kevin Heard Sensei

The Sennin Foundation Center for Japanese Cultural Arts (This is an original article written for the SMAA web site.)

Dave Lowry Sensei

An excerpt from "Clouds in the West" by Dave Lowry (This article first appeared in the Spring 2005 "SMAA Newsletter")

The Ryu: A Definition in Context (This article first appeared in the "SMAA Journal" Volume 13, Issue 1 )

Wayne Muromoto Sensei

Jujutsu--The Terminology (This article appeared in the Spring 2006 "SMAA Newsletter")

Mon-Iri: Entering the Gates (This article first appeared in the "SMAA Journal" Volume 14, Issue 4)

The Tradition of The Takeuchi Ryu (This article first appeared in the Spring 1996 issue of the "SMAA Newsletter.")

Guy Power Sensei

A Brief History of Toyama Ryu (This article first appeared in the Fall 1998 issue of the "SMAA Newsletter.")

The Principles of Nakamura Ryu (This article first appeared in the Winter 1996 issue of the "SMAA Newsletter.")

Joseph Rippy Sensei

The Importance of Understanding & Experiencing One's Center of Balance (This article first appeared in the "SMAA Journal" Volume 13, Issue 2)

Sawai Atsuhiro Sensei

Autosuggestion in Japanese Yoga & Budo (This article appeared in the "SMAA Journal" Volume 13, Issue 2)

My Introduction to Bujutsu (This article first appeared in the Summer 2005 issue of the "SMAA Newsletter.")

Nicklaus Suino Sensei

An Excerpt From "Budo Mind and Body" (This article first appeared in the Winter 1996 issue of the "SMAA Newsletter.")

Individuality (This article first appeared in the "SMAA Journal" Volume 14, Issue 3)

Information & Certification in Legitimate Heritage Japanese Martial Arts (Information for Prospective New Members)

Te-no-Uchi: Gripping the Sword in Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Iaido (This article appeared in the "SMAA Journal" Volume 14, Issue 2)

William Kelch Sensei

Scary! A Clumsy Tennessean, Sword in Hand, Attends the SMAA Europe Seminar (This article first appeared in the "SMAA Journal" Volume 15, Issue 1 )

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