An article titled, "The Journey to Recovery, With a Sword, a Softball and a Bathing Suit" was written in the May 23 Wall Street Journal about Shintaido practitioner Derk Richardson's recovery after hip replacement surgery. The article discusses Shintaido and has many pictures of Shin Aoki's class at Temescal Regional Park in Oakland, California.
The article also had a sidebar titled, "A Martial Art With Self-Expression" where Shin Aoki describes Shintaido.
On May 15, 2016 there was joint meeting of the Board and the National Technical Council. The minutes submitted by Board Chairperson, Connie Borden are available online at: http://www.shintaido.org/members/board/minutes/2016_05_15.pdf.