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The Master Who Taught Calligraphy to Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba and Actor Steven Seagal (Part 1)

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Exemplifying the “balance between pen and sword,” Seiseki Abe was a master of calligraphy and aikido. In this interview, he discusses the often-overlooked facets of his martial art, as well as teaching calligraphy to Morihei Ueshiba and Steven Seagal.
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Modern Aikido: Moves and Meaning (Part 2)

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Editor’s Note: This article is a continuation of Modern Aikido: Moves and Meaning (Part 1) by Tom Koch.

Modern Implementation

Certainly, the celebration showed that diversity of practice. Some attendees were martially focused on aikido moves, concerned with off-balancing and atemi. Others would have been severely tested in a match with a boxer or a karate black
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