Portfolio Category: Founder

About the Founder -Morihei Ueshiba

Morihei Ueshiba (referred to as O Sensei) was reputedly the greatest Martial Artist to have ever lived, holder of Master scrolls in numerous different arts such as Shinkage Ryu Kenjutsu, Kodokan Judo (very different from the sport Judo we know today) & Daito Ryu Aiki-Jujutsu (often thought of as the parent art of Aikido. The…
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Hokkaido, Sokaku Takeda and Onisaburu Deguchi

It was during this time in Hokkaido that he met Sokaku Takeda, grandmaster of Daito-ryu Aiki Jutsu. After meeting Takeda and find himself no match for his teacher, Ueshiba seemed to forget everything else and threw himself into training. After about a month, he went back to Shirataki, build a dojo and invited Takeda to…
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