Powerful and spontaneous! Seigo Yamaguchi instructing at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo c. 1975

This is a color 8mm film of Seigo Yamaguchi, 8th dan, shot during a class at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo c. 1975. The quality is quite good considering the early date of this video. Yamaguchi Sensei’s aikido had a unique flavor that was appealing to thousands of aikidoka who came into contact with him during his long teaching career. His style was characterized by a powerful, spontaneous technique adapted freely to rapidly changing circumstances…

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