The Initiator – Interview with Motokage Kawamukai

by SIMONE CHIERCHINI - Motokage Kawamukai Sensei, 6th dan Aikikai, is considered by many to be the father of Italian Aikido. This interview reveals new aspects of the beginning of Aikido in Italy, addresses thorny issues such as the fragmentation of Italian Aikido and its causes, but also extra-tatami topics, such as Italian economy, the drama of the Japanese tsunami and the nuclear dilemma