Jul
31

Catalog of aikido techniques… Shigeho Tanaka Shihan, 9th Dan, in superb tv documentary

Shigeho Tanaka Sensei was one of the early postwar students of Yoshinkan Aikido, and also practiced at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo in the 1950s. In this fascinating documentary, Tanaka Sensei demonstrates scores of aikido techniques logically grouped according to sections. His technique is very precise and each movement is shown at normal and slow-motion speeds…

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Comments

  1. Alexander Zhukau says:

    Hello!

    When I asked my teacher Osamu Obata Shihan about relation of Shigeho Tanaka Shihan to Yoshinkan, he explained that Tanaka Sensei was sent by O-Sensei to Yoshinkan to help establish the dojo and Tanaka Sensei spent near one year at Yoshinkan as instructor.

    Regards,
    Alexander