This is the second volume of a digital remastering of one of the most exciting aikido demonstration ever held. Part two contains lecture demonstrations by Shoji Nishio, & Morihiro Saito from the 1st Aikido Friendship Demonstration held in Tokyo in 1985. Each informative and inspiring demonstration covers the most important aspect of each teacher's interpretation of aikido. The entire program features a complete English voiceover of the Japanese commentary. You'll never think of aikido in the same way after viewing these outstanding demonstrations!
3 BONUS FEATURES:
11th All Japan Aikido Demonstration: Held in June 1973, this demo features Doshu Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Koichi Tohei, Kisaburo Osawa, Seigo Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Tada, Sadateru Arikawa, Shoji Nishio & Mitsugi Saotome.
TWO BONUS FILMS OF MORIHIRO SAITO:
The first film is a compilation of scenes take by Aikido Journal Editor Stanley Pranin of Morihiro Saito in the summer of 1969 at the Aikikai Honbu Dojo. In this never before seen film, you will experience first hand the great teaching skills of Saito Sensei at his peak. It is not well known, but Saito Sensei taught at the Hombu dojo for nearly 10 years.
The second film captures the performance of Saito Sensei at the All Japan Aikido Demonstration. His demonstrations consisted entirely of iriminage techniques. Saito Sensei;s performance here showcases the power and precision of Iwama Aikido.