Ken to the end! Morihei Ueshiba demonstrating Aiki Ken at Aikikai Hombu Dojo in 1968 — Part 2

This film is a fascinating document in that it includes scenes of Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba teaching at the Hombu Dojo in Tokyo toward the end of his life. Lo and behold, there are several clips that show O-Sensei demonstrating paired movements of the Aiki Ken right inside the headquarters dojo…

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  1. Tanyo Lubbock says:

    Interesting to see how he holds it over head, not letting it drop behind his back like some styles. This is the way our dojo does it.

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