Jun
21

At the Hombu Dojo in the 1950s: Interview with André Nocquet, 8th Dan

This is an audio interview — supplemented by many wonderful historical photos — of André Nocquet. Nocquet was the first foreign aikido student to live and train at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo in Tokyo in the mid-1950s. He learned directly from Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba and the senior instructors at the Aikikai. Nocquet describes his stay in Japanese and experiences at the Hombu Dojo and his recollections of Morihei Ueshiba O-Sensei…

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