Serious aikido practitioners will naturally be express an interest in familiarizing themselves Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu, the classical bujutsu school that served as the basis for aikido techniques. The two video clips featuring Katsuyuki Kondo Sensei that we have prepared will introduce you to this fascinating subject.
Katsuyuki Kondo Sensei is one of the world’s leading exponents and historians of this genial art disseminated in twentieth century Japan by famous jujutsu master Sokaku Takeda. Kondo Sensei has a thorough understanding of the historical events underlying the evolution of Daito-ryu techniques into modern aikido forms. Moreover, he has studied in great depth the complex relationship between Sokaku Takeda and Morihei Ueshiba.