If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to wield japanese steel — and I’m not talking about a honda — I know a place. I’ve taken two classes on how to use the katana, and always feel invigorated, calm, and collected afterwards. This isn’t about chopping things up – its about perfecting the movements. It’s about efficiency, and economy of movement, and having the right mindset. Every Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30, and on sundays around noon, at San Francisco Aikikai – 1625 Bush St. #4 (at Franklin). More info here First class free, beginners are more than welcome to learn from the kind Sensei, but email to let someone know you’re coming. And tell them Brian sent ya.