• Biography of Kisshomaru Ueshiba

    When reading an article or a definition about aikido, one obviously finds a great deal of information about its founder, Ueshiba Morihei. Many of our teachers often look up to Read More
  • Documentary on Chiba Tsugutaka, Episode 5

    This is the fifth part of our exclusive documentary on Chiba Tsugutaka Sensei, the last Daito-ryu master of Shikoku. In this section, he explains the concept of Aiki that is Read More
  • Oedo Onsen Monogatari and the public baths in Japan

    We know that often, Japanese adaptations of places or concepts from abroad tend to end up with more than a little Disneyland twist than being faithful descriptions of reality. What Read More
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Kisshomaru Ueshiba

Biography of Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Second Doshu of Aikido

April 17, 2014 Articles and essays about Aikido Guillaume Erard
When reading an article or a definition about aikido, one obviously finds a great deal of information about its founder, Ueshiba Morihei. Many of our teachers often look up to this man they never met in order to justify not only technical, but also moral…

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Kisshomaru Ueshiba

Biography of Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Second Doshu of Aikido

April 17, 2014 Articles and essays about Aikido Guillaume Erard
When reading an article or a definition about aikido, one obviously finds a great deal of information about its founder, Ueshiba Morihei. Many of our teachers often look up to this man they never met in order to justify not only technical, but also moral…

Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu

Episode 5

Documentary on Chiba Tsugutaka, the Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu master of Shikoku - Part 5

This is the fifth part of our exclusive documentary on Chiba Tsugutaka Sensei, the last Daito-ryu master of Shikoku. In this section, he explains the concept of Aiki that is central to the practice of Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu and describes its origin.

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Oedo Onsen

Oedo Onsen Monogatari and the public baths in Japan

February 12, 2014 Sightseeing an tourism in Japan Guillaume Erard
We know that often, Japanese adaptations of places or concepts from abroad tend to end up with more than a little Disneyland twist than being faithful descriptions of reality. What is less known is the fact that the Japanese also have the tendency to pass…

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