One of the world’s leading Aikido instructors featured on an exciting DVD from Aikido Journal! Christian Tissier has achieved what few other non-Japanese teachers have–recognition as an equal by the Japanese headquarters school.
We would like to call to your attention our outstanding DVD featuring one of Aikido’s top instructors, Christian Tissier of France. This one-of-a-kind DVD presents an in-depth look at the life and art of one of Aikido’s preeminent masters, Christian Tissier, 7th dan.
Having begun Aikido as a boy in France in 1962, Tissier spent eight years in Japan at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo in Tokyo training with many of the art’s top masters. On his return to his native France, he brought back a new kind of Aikido that soon captured the imagination of the Aikido world in his country and practitioners throughout Europe. Tissier is at present the leading figure in the FFAAA organization, one of France’s two large Aikido associations.
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We are especially proud of this DVD because it affords an intimate view of the art and thinking of one of the most skilled and innovative of Aikido instructors active today. Christian Tissier lent his full cooperation to Aikido Journal while participating in Aiki Expo 2005 held in Los Angeles. Great attention was paid to detail in the editing and production of this DVD in order to bring it to an international audience. Tissier’s instruction, demonstrations, and interview are presented in bilingual format for the benefit of English and French-speaking viewers.