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Taido theory, technique, and training.

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Taido Unsoku Footwork
Theory

Unsoku

Taido Footwork & Strategy

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taido gojokun
Theory

Taido's 5 Simple Rules

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Taido Nentai Hangetuate
Theory

A Rough Definition of Taido

What is Taido, really?

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Thinking

What is (my) Taido?

2005 Version

アメリア躰道協会
Training

躰道トレーニングと競技のための実用的な呼吸技術と測定

Taido students practicing in Tokyo, Japan
Training

Practical Breathing Techniques & Measurement for Taido Training & Competition

3 Dead-simple breathing methods for better training, teaching, and competition.

Reina from Tekken 8 in Taido's chudanganae stance

Taido Featured in Tekken 8 by New Character Reina

Taido makes its video game debut with collaboration from Tetsuji Nakano Sensei.

Theory Thinking

Seigyo in Society

How does Taido theory translate to real life? It's less sexy than you wish it were...

Teaching Thinking

Why We Start

Figuring it out could be the key to why people quit

Any Fossett Taido 6dan Certificate

Andy Fossett - Taido History

A somewhat reliable account with some pretty pictures

Taido Info & Directory Links

Taido links and useful, non-Taido links

Thinking

How do we define the future of Taido, in practical terms?

What determines the actual, de facto definition of what we consider Taido? Or what we consider "good Taido"?

Taido Sentai Chokujozuki
Theory

Sentai & Sengi

Taido Hentai Ebigeri
Theory

Hentai & Hengi

Taido Nentai Hangetsuate
Theory

Nentai & Nengi

Training

Improving Your Body to Improve Your Taido

Thinking

Self-Inquiry

Training

Have Fun

Training

Geometry

Training

Watch The Foot

Training

Lower Body Alignment

Training

Posture

Training

Perfection

Training

Accuracy

Training

Swing

Training

Balance

Training

Breathe

Training

Relax

Training

Log Your Training

World Taido Federation meeting 2023
Thinking

Is Taido Still Japanese?

Should it be? Forever?

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Taido Enrollment Notes

How to Grow a Dojo and Get More Students in Taido

Training

Genkaku: What's the Point?

Training

Ebigeri: Where to Look

Training

Stretching for Taido

Training

Warming Up For Taido

Training

You're Probably Stretching Wrong

Training

Advanced Kobo Drills

Thinking

How Old Should a Black Belt Be?

Teaching

Games for Jissen

Training

Optimizing Energy Balance

Thinking

A Little About Breathing

Thinking

Asking the Right Questions

Thinking

More Thoughts on Young Black Belts

Theory

Opportunities and Liabilities

Why Flexibility is Important in Taido

Training

The Broken Record Drill

Teaching

How I Teach Beginners

Theory

Untai & Ungi

Kobo Jissen

How to Fly

Thinking

Technique and Principle

Training

Continual Training

Theory

hokei guidelines

Kangeiko

Training

How to Practice

Theory

Tentai & Tengi

Kobo Drills for Jissen

Training

Notes on Working Drills for Jissen

2008 Kansai Year-End Tourney

Toyonaka Dojo

Training

Drills for Unsoku and Unshin

Basic Kobo Drills

A Working Definition of Kobo

Teaching

Using Incremental Progression

Incremental Drills for Jissen

Theory

Types of Hokei

Thinking

Is Taido Too Difficult To Be Popular?

Georgia Tech Taido Club

US Taido Dojo Information

Taido in the US is complex. There is currently only one official dojo and an unaffiliated organization with a few others.

Thinking

Building International Community

Mits Uchida

Top 11 Reasons I Love Taido

unshin

Thinking

A Kobo Parable

Two Original Hokei

Thinking

Belt/Rank Meaning

Hokei Assignment

Uniforms

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