May
08

Exuberant and precise! Christian Tissier demonstrates at Bercy Festival of Martial Arts (2004)

This is an inspiring demonstration by Christian Tissier Sensei, 7th dan, at the annual festival of martial arts at Bercy, in Paris, France. Amazing poise and precision throughout! Christian Tissier began aikido as a boy in France in 1962,. He spent eight years in Japan at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo in Tokyo training with many of the art’s top masters. On his return to his native France, he brought back a new kind of aikido that soon captured the imagination of the Aikido world in his country and practitioners throughout Europe. Tissier is at present the leading figure in the FFAAA organization, one of France’s two large Aikido associations…

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