KupunaWiki Radio Show Episode 23-1125 | Dennis Jinnohara, Kupuna Aikido

Dennis Jinnohara, board secretary and instructor at Kupuna Aikido of Hawaii, discusses their martial arts-based volunteer organization. The initiative began with a shared passion for teaching kupuna safe falling techniques, rooted in Aikido principles. Emphasizing a focus on falling safety rather than Aikido itself, Dennis highlights the importance of acquiring knowledge to reduce injury risk. The organization’s ultimate goal is to safeguard kupuna by minimizing the likelihood of head injuries and broken bones through effective falling techniques.