Editor’s Note: We have finished the first year of our new workflow: constant, rapid release of articles, followed by an annual traditional anthology of the Kiai Echo. This year, the anthology was provided, as a hard copy, to those who registered for the AJJF National Convention by March 1, 2018. After convention it became available to everyone as a PDF download, and as a pay-for-print-and-mail option. New rapid release articles  will be linked below as they become available:

View last year’s articles: Kiai Echo Fall 2017 / Spring 2018

New Articles:

Black Belt Promotions February 2018

True Stories & Other Damage Podcast with Jason Davis by Ryan Welles

AJJF Board of Professors and Executive Committee Meeting Minutes April 1, 2018

Black Belt Promotions March 2, 2018 – April 4, 2018

Diving Under the Water: The Humiliating Origin of Mizukuguri – by Professor George Arrington

True Stories & Other Damage Podcast with Howard Wilson by Ryan Welles

YONENEBU NO KATA? by Jess Green

Black Belt Promotions April 2018

True Stories & Other Damage Podcast with Hillary Kaplowitz, Danzan Ryu AJJF Professor – by Ryan Welles

Getting Out of House – by Sohn Wehseler

DZR and life outside of the Dojo, Pete St. Pierre speaks with Bay Area MA Podcast

The AJJF National Convention Grappling Contest – by Jose Gonzalez

Exam Policy Update: Revision to Accepted Mat Activities

True Stories & Other Damage Podcast with Professor Kevin Colton – by Ryan Welles

Makoto Kai Kata Contest 2018 – by Katie Murphy Stevens, Godan

True Stories & Other Damage Podcast with Sohn Wehseler – by Ryan Welles

Koa Kan Rising or How to Sustain a Dojo by Frank Ferris, Sensei Koa Kan

Black Belt Promotions May – June 2018

Nationally Certified Black Belt – by Katie Murphy Stevens, Godan

True Stories & Other Damage Podcast with Ward Melenich – by Ryan Welles

How & Why Children Benefit from Judo – By Mark Lonsdale

AJJF Board of Professors and Executive Committee Meeting Minutes June 10, 2018

A Postcard from Camp Kodenkan Midwest – by Professor Hillary Kaplowitz

ATJA/AJJF National Judo Championships: August 4, 2018 – by Tom Ryan, Professor

Black Belt Promotions – August 2018

AJJF Board of Professors and Executive Committee Meeting Minutes September 9, 2018

The Passing of Professor Jerome (Jerry) Kunzman Sr. – by Jerry and Jerold Kunzman