Shoji Nishio was one of the art’s true innovators, possessor of a dynamic style built on long years of study in other disciplines melded superbly into his unique aikido. Speed, effectiveness, and elegance are the hallmarks of Nishio Sensei’s aikido. His impact on aikido was felt strongly both in Japan and abroad during to his extensive travel and frequent seminars.
Fortunately, his technical legacy is preserved in the form of this wonderful 4-DVD set that he compiled during the height of his career. These study aids are essential to learning his vast aikido system and will stimulate the thinking of beginner and advanced student alike.
This is the time for you to take action and get exposure to one of postwar aikido’s major teachers. Aikido Journal is making these materials available at an extremely affordable price, so it is up to you to avail yourself of this opportunity to improve your skills. Serious martial artists are always challenging themselves with new input from the very best instructors. Shoji Nishio Sensei is one such person.
Shoji Nishio will thoroughly acquaint you with his unique approach to aikido in these high-quality professional DVDs. You will come to understand his extensive use of weapons and their theoretical and practical relationship to empty-handed techniques. Nishio Sensei’s aikido is precise, effective, and displays all of the characteristics of a martial mindset. At the same time, his aikido is morally-principled in consonance with the high ideals of Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba.