Sep
03

Technical genius on display! Shoji Nishio demonstrates Aikido in Kiev

This is a demonstration performed by Shoji Nishio, 8th dan, in Kiev in 1999. Nishio Sensei shows a variety of empty-handed techniques illustrating their application through the demonstration of paired ken and jo kata. Shoji Nishio Sensei was one of aikido’s most innovative teachers incorporating elements from his extensive experience in judo, karate, iaido, and jojutsu in his martial-oriented interpretation of aikido…

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