Video: Highlights of “Koichi Tohei: Aikido with Ki”

This widely-viewed video clips features highlights from a film documentary on Koichi Tohei Sensei, one of the most important figures of postwar aikido. Scenes from a 1974 California seminar, warmups and exercises from the 1960s, and excerpts from a biography of the famous 10th dan are included. Koichi Tohei Sensei needs no introduction. He is one of the most important figures in the postwar development of aikido, and was the first and only person to be officially promoted to 10th dan by Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba. Tohei Sensei played a pivotal role in spreading the art in Japan and the USA from the early 1950s through the mid-1970s. He traveled abroad on numerous occasions during his active years conducting seminars and demonstrations.

Click here to view highlights of “Koichi Tohei: Aikido with Ki”

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