Aiki Jinja Tai Sai Festival

April 29, 2002

Iwama, Japan April 29, 2002 This article was written a few days after the passing of Morihiro Saito Shihan. The Tai Sai Festival, held April 29, 2002, was the last official public activity conducted by Morihiro Saito Shihan. With this article, I pay tribute to his final days. By Gaku Homma Nippon Kan Kancho On April 23, 2002, I received …

Interview with Morihiro Saito Sensei

April 15, 2002

Story Gaku Homma This article first appeared in Aikido Today Magazone #47 Morihiro Saito Shihan (Aikikai 9th dan) began practice of Aikido in 1946 under Aikido’s Founder, Morihei Ueshiba, at the Ibaragi Iwama Dojo. This year marks the 50th anniversary of his dedicated practice of the art of Aikido.He has published many books, including the five in the classic series …