“Interview with Micheline Tissier, 6th dan Aikikai” by Guillaume Erard

“Not long ago, I got the opportunity to have a chat with one of the most notorious female Aikido experts, Micheline Tissier, who holds the rank of 6th dan Aikikai. She was the first European woman to get awarded such a high grade by Doshu Moriteru Ueshiba and one of the too rare women to occupy a technical function within her federation. I was absolutely delighted when she accepted to answer my questions and discovered that she was of a very direct and honest character, never dodging a question and she often surprised me with the sharpness of the views she expressed on many subjects.”

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  1. Hi,

    I am the author of the interview.

    I had been wondering why the number of visits on my website exploded lately but now I know!

    Thank you very much for posting this, I really appreciate. I hope you enjoyed the article and I warmly encourage you to have a look at the other interviews and articles on my website. Don’t hesitate to leave comments.

    Best Regards

    Guillaume Erard

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