• Documentary on Okamoto Yoko Shihan

    Okamoto Yoko Shihan is among the best known Japanese Aikido instructors in the world today. Moreover, she is also one of the very few women to have accessed this status. Read More
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    This is the final part of our documentary on the Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu master from Shikoku, Chiba Tsugutaka Sensei. In this section, he describes his role as a teacher and a Read More
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    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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Okamoto Yoko Shihan

Picture gallery of Okamoto Yoko Shihan teaching at Aikido Kyoto

July 17, 2014 Pictures of Aikido seminars and demonstrations Guillaume Erard
Okamoto Yoko Shihan is one of the most well-known female Aikido instructors in the world. She holds the rank of 6th Dan Aikikai. I went to her dojo in June 2014 to shoot a documentary and conduct an interview, here are a few pictures of the class.

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Okamoto Yoko Shihan

Picture gallery of Okamoto Yoko Shihan teaching at Aikido Kyoto

July 17, 2014 Pictures of Aikido seminars and demonstrations Guillaume Erard
Okamoto Yoko Shihan is one of the most well-known female Aikido instructors in the world. She holds the rank of 6th Dan Aikikai. I went to her dojo in June 2014 to shoot a documentary and conduct an interview, here are a few pictures of the class.

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Documentary on Chiba Tsugutaka, the Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu master of Shikoku - Part 6

This is the final part of our documentary on the Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu master from Shikoku, Chiba Tsugutaka Sensei. In this section, he describes his role as a teacher and a guide and gives his insight as to where and how he thinks that Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu…

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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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