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SUCK IT UP OR GO HOME – INTERVIEW WITH SIMON GRAY

THE INITIATOR – INTERVIEW WITH MOTOKAGE KAWAMUKAI
UKA (HARU) ONODA, AIKIDO’S SCULPTRESS

THE FORGIVER – INTERVIEW WITH ICHIRO SHISHIYA
THE MARTIALIST – INTERVIEW WITH ANTONINO CERTA
SAINEIKAN ENBU 1941 – THE AIKIDO IMPERIAL DEMONSTRATION

TAKAKO KUNIGOSHI, KOBUKAN DOJO ARTIST AND BUDOKA
THE GREAT OLD MAN – INTERVIEW WITH DANILO CHIERCHINI
I TRAIN ERGO I AM! OR NOT?

KATORI SHINTO RYU – THE ANCIENT SWORD SCHOOL, ITS DIVINE HERITAGE AND ITS JOURNEY TO THE WEST
SALVATORE MERGÈ, THE FIRST WESTERNER STUDENT OF MORIHEI UESHIBA
AIKIDO YOSEIKAN – THE SCHOOL THAT DIDN’T KNOW DOSHU

WHAT IS AIKIDO FOR TODAY?

UESHIBA’S MARTIAL ARTS CAREER BEFORE AIKIDO WAS BORN
THE SAMURAI ARTIST – INTERVIEW WITH TETSURO SHIMAGUCHI
THE RESEARCHER – INTERVIEW WITH LUIGI GARGIULO
NOTES ON THE ORIGIN AND MEANING OF THE AI-KI-DO IDEOGRAMS
BUDO AND THE INHERENT SYMBOLISM
MRS JUDO – KEIKO FUKUDA AND THE LONG PATH TO FEMALE INCLUSION IN BUDO
COMMON ELEMENTS IN JAPANESE BUDO
MINORU MOCHIZUKI – THE MASTER OF THE 20TH CENTURY
THE TWILIGHT OF AIKIKAI GRADES
MORIHIRO UESHIBA, MORIHEI’S FORGOTTEN SUCCESSOR
PAOLO CORALLINI’S TRADITIONAL AIKIDO DOJO
THE STORY OF 10TH DAN IN AIKIDO
THE SWAMP OF AIKIDO TECHNICALISM
HOW THE TERM “AIKIDO” WAS BORN AND WHY
A FEW MORE “POLITICALLY INCORRECT” UESHIBA QUOTES
ABOUT MORIHEI’S LARGE SKIRT AND OTHER TRIFLES
CHIBA SENSEI AND THE SAD FATE OF O’SENSEI’S DOG
POLITICALLY INCORRECT” UESHIBA QUOTES
MORIHIRO SAITO – A BIOGRAPHY
1942 – “THE TRUE DEMONSTRATION”
DAN GRADES – A SYMBOLIC PERSPECTIVE
INTERVIEW WITH RYUJI SHIRAKAWA SHIHAN
INTERVIEW WITH KANAME ARIGA SHIHAN
TRAINING “TOGETHER” AT THE TIME OF COVID-19
DID KISSHOMARU INVENT MORIHEI’S WORLD HARMONY DREAM?
10 MORE FAMOUS AIKIDO CHALLENGES
10 FAMOUS AIKIDO CHALLENGES
SPIRITUAL TEACHINGS OF AIKIDO

 

JOYS AND SORROWS OF ASOBI IN AIKIDO
THE 1990 MORIHIRO SAITO’S TURIN SPEECH
TRUE TO TRADITION – INTERVIEW WITH HITOHIRA SAITO
GIORGIO VENERI: MY POINT OF VIEW ON TRADITIONAL AIKIDO
IS EVERYBODY AN INSTRUCTOR?

A NEAPOLITAN IN SWITZERLAND – INTERWIEW WITH MASATOMI IKEDA

AIKIDO OR SQUASH?
LIKE A ROLLING STONE
WAKA SENSEI – INTERVISTA A MORITERU UESHIBA