Interview with Kazuo Chiba

As a young man of eighteen, Kazuo Chiba took one look at a photograph of Morihei Ueshiba in a book and knew that his search for a true master of budo had ended. Now 8th dan and chief instructor at the San...

Mitsugi Saotome Seminar: An Outsider’s Perspective

In late August, I attended a seminar with Mitsugi Saotome Shihan in Redlands, California. While I have long known of Saotome Sensei as one of the living legends in the aikido world and and I have a number of...

Patricia Hendricks Interview

We are pleased to release our full interview with Patricia Hendricks Shihan. When we originally filmed this interview, we planned on releasing it in short edited segments. However, in an effort to...

Interview with Moriteru Ueshiba by Stanley Pranin (Part 2)

Originally Published Fall/Winter 1999 During the 1970s there were a number of people who left the Aikikai organization for various reasons, but who have later wanted to come back and have been allowed to do so...

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