Chief Instructor: 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.
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
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) Mike Hornung.
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
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
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22 Depot Street
Potsdam, NY 13676
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