“Even in old age, O-Sensei still preserved his impressive physique”

This is a most unusual photo snapped by Jean GreslĂ© in February 1969 at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo in Tokyo. Given the late date, this is certainly one of the last classes taught by Morihei O-Sensei. As you can see here, the Founder is performing a stretching exercise. This is one of five or six photos from the same series that shows O-Sensei executing a variety of warmup exercises…

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