Welcome to Samurai-Do,

We are a website run by martial arts and history enthusiasts, for martial arts and history enthusiasts. Our team:

JackJack Sharp:

Jack is martial arts obsessed, with black belts in Aikido, Judo and Karate as well as time studying Koryu Bujutsu. He has fought competitively in his Judo and Karate, and in addition to his martial arts, has a great interest in the history of Japan and the Samurai.


Jonathan2Jonathan Hedley:

Jonathan is an avid singer and martial artist, with a black belt and teaching qualification in Aikido. He has lived and studied all over the world from South America to Europe and, besides beating people up, also enjoys choral music and just the occasional platter of sushi!

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Alex Osband:

Alex has lived and studied in both  the UK and the USA. He has studied Taekwondo, is a black belt in Aikido and also enjoys being an utterly vicious Water Polo player. He is going to study as a dojosei with Joe Thambu Sensei in Australia in 2017 and after that intends to pursue a career in medicine.


We are always on the lookout for people to come and write as a member of our team. If you’ve got an article that you want to get out there or a point to make,  we’re more than happy to oblige. Please contact us at with any suggestions or inquiries.

Lastly, if you have a martial arts product, and would like us to do a comprehensive review, just get in touch and we will be happy to do so.

From all of us: Domo arigato gozaimashita!

aikido squad 2015



2 Responses to Samurai-Do

  1. SheryL♥ says:

    Hi! Thanks for the follow! Great blog!^^


  2. J LeClair says:

    Great blog! I have studied the Japanese language and culture for many years. I blog about my experiences at It is fun reading your blog and learning more about samurai culture! Jessy


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