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In the presence of the enemy, forget who you are, and have no fear for the defence of your body. Only then can your prof9und “self” be fully realized, and you will become your adversary. And if you truly become them, you will be able to “visualize” their aggressive move, even before they themself have begun it.
- – – translated (and possibly paraphrased in translation) by Itsuo Tsuda, recorded by André Nocquet Shihan in his Hombu training diary, 1955-58. Published in Maître Morihei Ueshiba: présence et message p.187
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…and he is teaching a ‘SOUND AS ART’ workshop 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...
…has been nominated for an EMMY!!!
and will have a screening on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 as part of the Wild and Scenic Film Festival, in Salt Lake City, UT, hosted by the Summit Land Conservancy…, and its first international screening, on May 9th and 12th, 2015, at the Green Film Festival in Seoul in Seoul, South Korea!
…Rebeca’s CD, Mostecelo, is…
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…