AIKIDO TAKEMUSU teaches the "TRADITIONAL" Aikido of the founder Morehei Ueshiba
(1883-1969). Also known as Iwama Style or Ryu, its empty hand and weapons forms
were systematized and handed on by Ueshiba's principal student the late Morihiro
Saito(1928-2002), 9th Dan.
Ibaraki Aikido Dojo Iwama - Aikido masters of Iabaraki Dojo
Morihei Ueshiba Founder & Morihiro Saito 9th Dan
Aikido Takemusu SPECIALISES IN MIND FOCUSSING technique known as
"Mind - Centre - Extension"(MCE), which together with its technical
forms and strategies have evolved from Japanese sword technique.
Barry Knight, 6th Dan, Chief instructor of Aikido Takemusu and a senior
student of Morihiro Saito established the organization in Australia in 1982,
and has overseen technical direction in Australia since that date.
MCE, together with micro and macro avoidance control strategies, enables
students to develop EFFORTLESS FREE EXPRESSION of mind and body through
empty hand, sword and staff practices.
Saito Sensei and student 1980. Empty hand, Aiki Ken and Jo Practices
Training is slow, methodical and challenging. There is NO COMPETITION and kicks and
punches are rarely used. RANKINGS are held twice yearly by examination.
Early Sunday morning gradings
All instructors are HIGHLY EXPERIENCED practitioners who have trained
extensively under Knight Sensei.
Many manage their own dojos. ADULT classes are open to MEN & WOMEN
from 18 years of age and up.
The AIKIDO TAKEMUSU GROUP has dojos covering many suburbs of Melbourne.
AIKIDO TAKEMUSU TEACHERS & DOJOS
Copyrightę 2001 Barry Knight