Articles on Training

1997Manaka Sensei’s 1997 Seminar in Dayton (1997)Kikue Kato
1997Waking Up Your Training (11-1997)Shawn Havens
1998Taking Your Training Outside the Dojo (12-1998)Sukh Sandhu
1999Like Clouds and Water (10-1999)Manaka “Unsui”  Sensei
2000A Note From Unsui Sensei (03-2000)Manaka “Unsui”  Sensei
2001My Time in the Woods (01-2001)Andy Lien
2001A Reintroduction to Your Own Body (07-2001)Crystal Sierra
2001Observation and Clarity in Training (08-2001)Paul Baker
2001A View From The Outside (12-2001)Sukh Sandhu
2001The Switch (12-2001)Aman Brar
2002Perceptions of Safety (03-2002)Sam Foster
2002Sensei’s Budo (08-2002)Jaye Sandhu
2002Training Becoming A Part of My Life (06-2002)Chuck VanDine
2002The Beating of My Life (11-2002)Chuck VanDine
2002The Jinenkan In My Life (11-2002)Chris Strack
2003Frame Work For Life (03-2003)Chris Boozell
2003Hakama (09-2003)Sam Foster
2004Spiritual Strength Through Training (06-2004)Sukh Sandhu
2004Choices (11-2004)Marshall Norman
2005Conditioning The Mind (02-2005)Tetsuo Kaieda
2005Observing The Moment (02-2005)John Chrisman
2005Reflections on Training (04-2005)Steaven Meyer
2005Building Castles on the Sand (05-2005)James Sutton
2006Boxing (05-2006)Patrick Pitts
2006Success of Failure (05-2006)Adam Kankey
2006A Series of Decisions… (07-2006)Adam Kankey
2006A Good Day to Die (12-2006)Jim Nielson
2007Important Things When Training (03-2007)Brian LaMaster
2007Reason For My Resgination (10-2007)Sukh Sandhu
2008AFROTC “Leadership” (04-29-08)Sukh Sandhu
2008Reflection of AFROTC Training Event (05-30-08)Mike Kinsey
2008Surrender (07-19-08)Jaye Sandhu
2008“What You Put In…” (08-03-08)Aman Brar
2008“The Choice Of Perserverence” (08-14-08)John Chrisman
2008“A Few Thoughts” (08-14-08)WS Bumgarner
2008“Shooting Schools” (08-19-08)John Farnam
2009“If You Only Have A Hammerhooting” (02-3-09)Mike Kinsey
2009“Taking Certain Things For Granted In Training ” (06-26-09)WS Bumgarner
2009“Getting Rid Of An Old Crutch” (09-18-09)Preston Gardom
2010“Zanshin” (01-10)Mike Marziale
2010“My Perception of The FIRST Kokomo Gi-Yu Workshop” (02-10)Jim Nielson
2010“Our First Budo Workshop” (03-10)Roy Smith
2010“Training As An Older Student” (05-10)Todd Engelman
2010“Reflections” (05-10)Preston Gardom
2010“A Real Experience” (07-10)Dan Levorchick
2010“Giyu Dojo Annual Seminar” (07-10)David Levorchick
2010“My Impressions” (07-10)Mike Marziale
2010“Budo – A Poem” (07-10)Joe Motos Gordon
2010“Compassion and Refining” (07-10)Jim Nielson
2010“Giyu Dojo Experience” (07-10)Luke Lindeman
2010“My First Experience” (08-10)Jake Lund
2011“Bojutsu” (08-11)Mike Marziale
2011“Bojutsu Perspectives” (08-11)Todd Engelman
2012“Training: Changing Your Vision” (04-12)Dan Levorchick
2012“Let The Blade Do The Cutting” (07-12)Doug Sunnenberg
2012“Being Bamboo: Finding Relaxed Strength” (07-12)Bernie Gourley
2012“Traditional versus Modern Martial Arts” (07-12)Sukh Sandhu
2012“Go Dan” (07-12)Aman Brar
2012“Community” (08-12)Aman Brar
2013“Shu Ha Ri” (01-13)WS Bumgarner     
2013“My Week at the Muay Thai Institute”Bernie Gourley
2013“Reflections” (06-13)Adam Ciarlariello
2013“Lessons Learned From Testing” (07-13)Bernie Gourley
2013“Brethren not Brothers” (07-13)Brittney Mooney
2013“The NEW Atlanta Gi Yu Dojo” (07-13)WS Bumgarner    
2013“My Training Experience – Message” (12-13)Carsten Neumann
2014“Communities” (03/14)Keith Fuller
2014“Testing Observations” (04/14)Todd Engelman
2014“Ideas From the Past to Serve the Present” (04/14)Sukh Sandhu
2014“Seeking Samurai” (04/14)Sukh Sandhu
2014“Ci-reds – Cooperation” (06/14)Sukh Sandhu
2014“7th Annual Seminar Reflections” (06/14)Matt Wooton
2014“Ni Kyu and Ichi Kyu Reflections” (06/14)Adam Ciarlariello
2014“Two Key Elements For Training in Budo” (07/14)Chuck VanDine
2014“Reflections On Seminars” (07/14)Aman Brar
2014“Seminar 2014” (07/14)WS Bumgarner    
2015“Desires, Dreams, and Wants The Sukh Sandhu Story” (03/15)Sukh Sandhu
2015“The Life History of Sukhdev Sandhu” (03/15)Rachel Sheidler
2015“Kukishin Ryu Jojutsu Reflection” (06/15)Matt Wooton
2015“A Black Belt from the Gi Yu Dojo” (07/15)Brittney Mooney
2015“Reds Rookie Times” 
2015“An Interview with Sensei Sukh S. Sandhu” (07/15)Todd Engelman
2015“Always Learning” (08/15)Will Grilliot
2015“Reflections of Shodan” (09/15)Adam Ciarlariello
2015“Therapy” (10/15)Phil Kelley
2015“Thoughts Regarding The Basic Combat Handgun Training & Budo ” (11/15)Doug Sunnenberg
2015“Thoughts on Tameshigiri (11/15)Matt Wooton
2016“A Soft Spot To Land (1/16)                    WS Bumgarner
2016“Cleaning Time (3/16)Chuck VanDine
2016“Urban Jungle (3/16)WS Bumgarner
2016“My San Kyu Exam” (6/16)Mary Ellen Smith
2016“Shodan..Pass or Fail..One of the Best Lessons I Have Ever Had” (6/16)Andreas Syllaba
2016“9th Annual Seminar Reflections” (6/16)Sukh Sandhu
2016“My First Experience with the San Kyu Exam ” (7/16)Jeremy Smith
2016“My First GiYu Honbu Visit” (7/16)Bryan Chunasamy
2016“Ichi Kyu and the Mind, Body, Spirit” (7/16)Chris Zapata
2016“Ichi Kyu Reflections” (7/16)Will Grilliot
2016“Where the head goes, the body must follow” (7/16)Brittney Mooney
2016“The Path” (7/16)WS Bumgarner
2016“Thoughts About the 9th Annual GiYu Dojo Seminar” (8/16)Chuck VanDine
2016“Another Look at Zanshin” (8/16)Laura Benton
2016“A Life of Balance” (9/16)James Sutton
2016“Everyday Carry” (10/16)Matt Wooton
2016“Awareness” (12/16)Aman Brar
2017“Happy New Year 2017”Sukh Sandhu
2017“Focus and Intent (02/17)”Chris Zapata
2017“Unforgettable Week (06/17)”Kikue Kato
2017“10th Annual Gi Yu Kyo Kai Seminar (06/17)”Sukh Sandhu
2017“The Shodan Test Challenge Experience (06/17)”Andreas Syllaba
2017“Shodan Testing & The 2017 Seminar (06/17)”Will Grilliot
2017“My Thoughts of the 2017 Gi Yu Seminar (06/17)”Chris Zapata
2017“Stay Ignited, Stay Frosty (06/17)”Brittney Mooney
2017“Thoughts on my First Seminar and Rank Test (06/17)”Mike Elrod
2017“10 Years, My reflections of my past, present, and future (07/17)”WS Bumgarner
2017“Guilt vs Duty (10/17)”Sukh Sandhu
2017“Are you a Titan (10/17)”Will Grilliot
2017“My First Atlanta Workshop (11/17)”Mary Ellen Smith
2017“Atlanta Gi Yu Dojo Workshop Takeaways (11/17)”Jordan McGuire
2017“Dai Ko Myo Sai 2017 (12/17)”Sukh Sandhu
2018“2017, another year passes, a lifetime of knowledge, a bight future (1/18)”Chuck VanDine
2018“2018 Gi Yu Kyo Kai Annual Seminar Recap (6/18)”Sukh Sandhu
2018“Annual Seminar 2018 (6/18)”WS Bumgarner
2018“My Ichi Kyu Brown Belt Test at The Gi Yu Kyo Kai Dojos (6/18)”Mary Ellen Smith
2018“The Gi Yu Dojo Seminar Reflections 2018 (7/18)”Adam Ciarlariello
2018“How to Stand Well (7/18)”Jaye Sandhu
2018“Letting Go! (7/18)”Scott Steele
2018“Loyalty (7/18)”Sukh Sandhu
2018““Opportunity, Friendship, Growth and Reflection” (11/18)”Bryan Strait
2019“2019 Commitments (1/19)”Andreas Syllaba
2019“The Crucible (1/19)”Andreas Syllaba
2019“The C.O.R.D.S Program: A Journey for All Ages  (2/19)”Jordan McGuire
2019“Escape (2/19)”Andreas Syllaba
2019“2019 Gi Yu Kyo Kai Annual Seminar (6/19)”Sukh Sandhu
2019“2019 Budo in the Gi Yu Kyo Kai (7/19)”WS Bumgarner
2019“My Shodan Test (7/19)”Mary Ellen Smith
2019“Reflections on Training and Testing (7/19)”Jordan McGuire
2019“Test Challenge Experiences (7/19)”Andreas Syllaba
2019“Annual Summar Seminar Gi Yu Kyo Kai (7/19)”Andreas Syllaba
2019“Reflections on the 2019 Gi Yu Kyo Kai Annual Seminar (7/19)”Chuck VanDine