“Countless people in both the east and west study Aikido as result of this man’s hard work and insight into the spiritual and martial. This, you see lots of signs of everywhere in Iwama. I went there to shoot these clips for a really great friend of mine who studies Aikido. (I don’t study the art myself) The trip was a bit of an insight into how much one man can effect the rest of the world in a positive way once he really puts his heart in it.”
Brian Kagen is an avid web researcher with a particular interest in martial arts. His training background includes both judo and aikido. He has contributed hundreds of article links over the years for AJ readers.