Where did the old image galleries and blog articles go?
The General Data Protection Regulation which became effective in May 2018 is very strict with regard to the publication of pictures with identifiable individuals on them. Some of our older galleries may not have fully complied with these rules, so it will take some time to fill this website with life again. Please accept our apologies.
For the same reason, we have removed most of the old blog entries.
An exceptionally talented young aikido teacher came to our dojo last weekend: Ludvig Jönson from Stockholm taught a weekend seminar with his artistic signature style. The 26-year old Swede presented a variety of highly dynamic techniques which required intricate falling skills. He showed how to...
The importance of the fasciae—the bands of the conjunctive tissue that create body tension—is being discovered by many movement arts in the last couple of years. Mouliko Halén explained in his seminar at Aikido Oberursel how they can be used in the daily practice of the Japanese martial art. The...
After months of intensive preparation, seven dojo members took their kyu tests at the Aikido Dojo Oberursel. For the first time a "born-and-raised" dojo member earned the right to wear the hakama—Japanese culotte-style trousers—by obtaining 2nd kyu. Jury members Eric Steeves (4th dan), Brigitta...
"For me, aikido is a way to research the inner and outer world, to connect with life. I find it very helpful to have a welcoming space that offers respect and is open for discoveries. I feel appreciated in my home dojo where I first met Klaus, and I very much like practising in Oberursel, too. It is great being a part of this group. Thank you!"
Ludvig Jönson @ Oberursel 2018
(Ukes: Sonja Sauer & Peter Menke)