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Remembering Saito Sensei

Originally published on aikidojournal.com by Stanley Pranin I have on many occasions over the years written articles about my aikido teacher, Morihiro Saito, that have been published in Aiki News and Aikido Journal. During that entire period, however, I had the psychological assurance that this giant of a man was busy with his teaching and […]

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Saito Sensei Interview

Originally published on aikidojournal.com Editor: Saito Sensei, I understand you met O-Sensei shortly after the war. How was it that you decided to begin studying Aikido? Would you please describe your memories of that period? Saito Sensei: When I was a youngster I used to admire the great swordsmen just like everyone else. I would […]