Life In Aikido, A: The Biography Of Founder Morihei Ueshiba

Life In Aikido, A: The Biography Of Founder Morihei Ueshiba : The Biography of Founder Morihei Ueshiba

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Throughout his extraordinary life, Morihei Ueshiba mastered an array of martial arts and techniques, including jujutsu and kendo, and endlessly devoted himself to the philosophies of Japan's martial schools. This biography details the life of this remarkable man, from his early years as a youth in the turbulent Meiji era to his death in 1969. The history of Japan's martial traditions is replete with many outstanding individuals, but few ever attained the legendary status of Morihei Ueshiba. Throughout his extraordinary life, he mastered an array of martial arts and techniques, including
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 150 x 228 x 26mm | 680.39g
  • Kodansha International Ltd
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • English
  • 1 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 477002617X
  • 9784770026170
  • 277,877

About Kisshomaru Ueshiba

Morihei Ueshiba was born in Western Japan in 1883. After mastering classical styles of judo, kendo, and jujutsu, he created Aikido, an entirely original martial art, based on the spiritual teachings of the Omoto-kyo religion. After the Second World War, Morihei established the Aikikai Foundation in Tokyo to promote the dissemination of Aikido throughout the world. Morihei died in 1969. Kisshomaru Ueshiba, the second Aikido Doshu (leader), after the founder and his father, Morihei Ueshiba. He is the author of the popular The Spirit of Aikido and co-author of Best Aikido.
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