Morihiro Saito : Jo-dori and Jo-nage
Morihiro Saito Shihan (9th dan) teaches Jo-dori and Jo-nage at Iwama dojo in 1988. Patricia Hendricks Shihan takes ukemi and and translates during the class.
Saito Shihan explains the differences between Hombu dojo style and Iwama style jo techniques.
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This TV documentary film was shot by NHK in 1973 on location in Iwama. The video was filmed when Saito Shihan was the chief instructor of Iwama Dojo and guardian of the Aikido Shrine. He held this role from 1969 until his death in 2002. His mastery of empty-handed and weapon techniques is legend...
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