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Abe Sensei Interview 2

Originally published on aikidojournal.com Renowned calligrapher and aikido master recollects his experiences as both student and teacher of Morihei Ueshiba. THE PATH OF BRUSH Sensei, you are well known as a master calligrapher. How was it that you started down “the path of the brush?” I used to be a school teacher, first at the elementary […]

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Abe Sensei

Abe Sensei Interview

Originally published on aikidojournal.com by Stanley Pranin Editor: Abe Sensei, I think it was during a period of misogi training, before the war, that you first met Ueshiba Sensei. Is that right? Abe Sensei: Yes, I met Ueshiba Sensei before the war. Before World War II, a professor of medicine at Tokyo University, Kenzo Futaki Sensei, […]