martial arts

Mr. Little Hand – OHS 132

While at a recent Aikido seminar I met a very nice and sweet 6 year-old girl who was so amazed...

Why I Enjoy Aikido – OHS 131

My first inspiration to study the martial arts had a one-handed intention. My life long love of the martial arts,...

The Inspiration to Speak – OHS 117

I was inspired to start public speaking by an Aikido Sensei. It was during the time in my life when...

Aikido, Martial Arts, Black Belt, Japan, Dojo, Podcasting, Storytelling

Getting Back to Aikido After 10 Years Gone – OHS083

I think it was almost 10 years ago I closed my martial art Aikido school here in Boise, Idaho. It...

Podcast, Storytelling, Aikido, Martial Arts, Budo, Dojo, Children, Aiki, Super Cute, San Diego, California

You Look Really Cute With Your One Hand – OHS068

  My heart skipped a beat when this little 6 year-old girl said to me, “You look really cute with...

Podcast, Storytelling, Interview, Tibet, China, Buddhist Medical Mission, Dzogchen Monastery, Shaolin Temple, Martial Arts, Vajrayana, Bodhidharma, Enhancing The Human Experience

AlejAndro Is Interviewed About Traveling To Tibet And China – OHS065

In 2017 I spent about a month in Tibet and China. I went on the request of a very good...

Aikido, One-Hand, Freak out, Podcast, Storytelling, Martial Arts, Children, Teenagers

One-Handed Aikido Freak Out – OHS057

Some stories just show up and blossom in the funniest of places and at the oddest of times. This One...

Samurai, Podcast, Storytelling, Martial Arts, Disability, One-Hand, Clarity, Courage, Compassion

Modern Day Samurai – OHS050

What does it mean to live your life as a “Modern Day Samurai?” This was a question I often asked...

Aikido, Martial Arts, Black Belt, Weapons, Storytelling, Podcast, Dojo, Ukemi, Jo, One Hand

Earning 3rd Degree Black Belt In Aikido With One Hand

Earning first degree black belt in the martial art of Aikido was a great accomplishment and milestone in my life....

Aikido, Martial Arts, Black Belt, Weapons, Storytelling, Podcast, Dojo, Ukemi, Jo, One Hand

One-Handed Aikido – OHS039

Earning first degree black belt in the martial art of Aikido was a great accomplishment and milestone in my life....

AlejAndro tying a young boys shoes while other students watch.

Tying My Shoes With One Hand Makes A Difference

I would never of thought something so simple could make such a huge difference in people’s lives. Living this one-handed...