“On that day Ueshiba Sensei was wearing a formal kimono bearing a crest. About five or six of his disciples attacked him all at once with wooden swords and spears. In the next moment they were all flying through the air over Ueshiba Sensei’s head. Everything took place literally in seconds. None of the students could even touch Ueshiba Sensei with their weapons. This was the incident which led to my joining his dojo later.”
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