Ellis Amdur is a Yale-educated psychologist and known expert in the field of crisis intervention. He is also an expert martial artist. Since the late 1960s, Ellis has trained in various martial arts systems, spending thirteen of these years studying in Japan and was a student of noted teacher Terry Dobson Sensei. He is a recognized expert in classical and modern Japanese martial traditions, and has self-published three excellent books, a great DVD on ukemi (all are available on Ellis’ website). Ellis is also a contributor to Aikido Journal Online.
- Natural Movement and Its Relationship to Martial Arts.
- Public Presentations of Skill in Traditional Japanese Martial Arts
- Vectors in Aikido (Taikyoku Kuzushi (PDF)