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Three Doka and the Aiki O-Kami

The Secret Teachings of Budo

“The Secret Teachings of Budo (Poems)” – From “Budo Renshu” – 1933 The 1933 training manual “Budo Renshu”  (published in English under the name “Budo Training in Aikido“) was initially given to the students of Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba as a kind of a teaching license. It was filled with illustrations depicting techniques (such as the one above) taught at the Kobukan Dojo which were drawn by … Continue reading Three Doka and the Aiki O-Kami »