Brian Kagen pick: “Nicklaus Suino, Author and 7th Dan Iaido (Part 1)” by Matthew

“When I was eight years old, my parents took me to watch a judo demonstration at the Ann Arbor Y. I was enthralled. Over 40 years later, I remember the demonstration as if it happened yesterday. I started attending classes and, after some minor success in shiai, I was hooked.”

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.

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  1. Thanks for featuring this interview! I really enjoyed working with Suino Sensei. He is a very experienced practitioner and a good example of someone who follows the classical ways.

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