Video: “Have you seen the “soft style” of Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu as practiced by the Kodokai?”

This is a still of a technique against 3 uke executed by Yusuke Inoue of the Kodokai, the so-called “soft style” of Daito-ryu.

The Kodokai is a Daito-ryu organization formed in 1950 around Kodo Horikawa, one of the most prominent students of Sokaku Takeda. It is headquartered in Kitami, Hokkaido. After the death of Horikawa in 1980, Yusuke Inoue, a Menkyo Kaiden Shihan, became the head of the group whose dojos are primarily located in Hokkaido.

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