Ellis Amdur is one of the main inspirations behind Taikyoku Mind & Body and acts as a consultant to the group.  Amdur’s books can be found at Edgework Books, his essays, articles, interviews, etc. are at Kogen Budo Blog.  Amdur’s most recent work is Gulla Amdur Associates with Arrestling founder Don Gulla.

Kogen Dojo is a public dojo in Severna Park, MD where Robert Van Valkenburgh teaches.

Seiya Unlimited is Robert Van Valkenburgh’s private studio in Severna Park, MD