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This is the invisible energy-flow, which alone chooses and creates a gesture – a gesture which remains ephemeral – by imposing on the life-force a directivity which controls the organization and the axis of the movement, and the order in which the apparent “oppositions” of nage and uke will unfold.
Because it is only this invisible energy flow that creates….
- – – translated (and possibly paraphrased in translation) by Itsuo Tsuda, recorded by André Nocquet Shihan in his Hombu training diary, 1955-57. Published in Maître Morihei Ueshiba: présence et message p.228
…will be part of the 7th season of the nationally syndicated television series, Natural Heroes, airing on public television stations across the United States and into Canada, this coming winter.
…Rebeca’s CD, Mostecelo, is…
…at The Atlanta School, Friday September 11th – Sunday September 13th… …with two free performances: mid-afternoon and after dark on Sunday the 13th of September, in and around the old mining-town of Atlanta, Idaho...
Aikido is a gem of many facets – sometimes it seems that every one of O’Sensei’s students remembered a different teacher, and of course, many, many different styles have been preserved and developed – but here is one facet that clicked into focus for me recently:
what if O’Sensei spent his time away from Iwama and Tokyo coherently pursuing what he felt to be his “mission in life”?…
what if he spent his time away from Iwama and Tokyo creating and nurturing a network of dojos run by Omoto-Kyo, ex-Omoto-Kyo and Ko-Shinto believers ( hand-picked deshi, some of them raised, almost, as members of his family) – - – and ex-Kamikaze pilots, too (!) – often with his own name on the sign - in places – and close to shrines…