“A Life in Aikido” still continue : Part 5 – A New Start in London

Chiba Sensei’s writings on his years in England as published by the San Diego Aikikai Newsletter end here. What will follow is partly based on my memories and partly on the biography of Chiba Sensei compiled by Liese Klein, published by Birankai North America and available through amazon.com. PART VI – The London Years (1967 … Continue reading “A Life in Aikido” still continue : Part 5 – A New Start in London

New episode in the Series “A Life in Aikido” – Part II: En Route to Great-Britain, No.3

A new episode in the Series “A Life in Aikido” – Part II: En Route to Great-Britain, No.3 - The long trip taking Chiba Sensei to Great-Britain is finally ending after six weeks at sea and various incidents. Here he comes on an unknown land, inhabited by people who still resent the Japanese for their … Continue reading New episode in the Series “A Life in Aikido” – Part II: En Route to Great-Britain, No.3