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

Forging a Katana

Here below is an interesting video about forging a katana. It tells of the history of the Japanese sword, explains how the steel is made, how it is forged, polished, and used in modern day […]

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Interview with Morihiro Saito Sensei

Here below is a wonderful interview with Morihiro Saito Sensei, from October 1995. Gaku Homma (of Nippon Kan Culture Center in Denver, Colorado, USA) asks Saito Sensei about his life, mostly of Iwama and his memories […]

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Saito Sensei Explains Iwama Ryu Aikido

The video posted below is a great introduction to Aikido in general and to Iwama-Ryu Aikido in particular. Some salient comments contained in this video are:   * In Aikido there is no competition. * The […]

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