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Aikido’s Morihei Ueshiba | Classic Martial Arts Profiles

Monday, September 30th, 2013

This vintage 1968 article from the Black Belt archives takes you behind the walls of the hombu dojo of Morihei Ueshiba for an inside account of the master, his training methods and his philosophy.
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Modern Aikido: Moves and Meaning (Part 1)

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Forget the politics that have divided the founder Morihei Ueshiba’s aikido into a half-dozen communities, all calling themselves aikido. There are, in truth, only two aikido camps today: one mostly hidden, some say forgotten, and the other ascendant.

The first is a fearsome martial art cobbled together from older Japanese styles, resulting in a pattern of
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