Michael Hornung, 1st Dan
Michael Hornung Sensei has been
practicing Aikido since 1989.
Sensei Mike started his training in Albany NY under Sensei
Irvin Faust. Sensei Faust has been practicing Aikido for over 30
years and currently holds the rank of 6th degree black belt.
Sensei Mike holds the rank of 1st degree black belt and has
taught Aikido at R.P.I. college in Troy, NY, Clarkson University
and SUNY Potsdam.
Sensei Mike has been a special guest instructor at various
Martial Art Seminars in the North Country. Sensei Mike has a
special relationship with Sensei Keith Sapp of the Black Dragon
Karate Club and they both work together to promote Martial Arts
in the North Country.
What is a dojo?
"Jikishin kore dojo" - The true spirit is the place of the way.
Dojo can be defined as: "The training hall. The place where the way to harmony
with the fundamental life force (Ki) is practiced."
Quite literally, dojo means, "place of the Way". The Way being the Path, or the
means of learning, wisdom, or enlightenement.
Adirondack Aikido is pleased to offer training for students in our dojo, under
the instruction of Chief Instructor (Sensei)
Aikido is classical Japanese Martial Art
developed in the early part of this century by Morihei Ueshiba,
also known as O-Sensei (meaning "Great Teacher"). The Japanese
word Aikido consists of three characters which can be translated
as "the way of unity with the fundamental force of the
Aikido is a true Budo or "Martial Way."
It has evolved in the historic tradition of Japanese warrior
arts. It must be understood that studies in earnest Budo is more
than a science of tactics and self-defense; it is a discipline
for perfecting the spirit
Directions To This Location
Market Square Mall
22 Depot Street
Potsdam, NY 13676
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