Morihei Ueshiba demonstrating ken no kamai
Morihei Ueshiba performing ikkyo pin
Morihei Ueshiba Kaiso
Corallini Shihan performing kote gaeshi
Saito Shihan performing irimi nage
Saito Shihan performing ryokata dori kokyu nage
Saito Shihan performing yokomen-uchi tanren

Takemusu Aikido Forest Row

“Japan visit” by Michael Davidson

These are a few of the photos I took on visits to Japan, which hopefully give a flavour of this fascinating country. Around Tokyo Tokyo is a collection of districts linked together.   Tokyo has been […]

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Honest Training – “Sunao keiko”

Here is an interesting article written by Stanley Pranin of Aikido Journal about honesty in training. It is important to get the balance correct between providing a realistic strong attack and allowing ones partner to perform a […]

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Katsuyuki Kondo Sensei

Important Basic Principles

The founder of Aikido, Morihei Ueshiba, met the famous martial arts genius Sokaku Takeda in 1915. Takeda Sensei taught Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu in the first part of twentieth century, and it was this Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu that was the major technical influence […]

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