About half way through, I'm loving this book. Fascinating stuff.
I just read the part about the 'stunning' staff demonstration given by Morihei Ueshiba in Hawaii 1961. Does anyone know if this particular demo is on youtube? Searching for any combination of "Morihei Ueshiba aikido 1961 hawaii jo" isnt really working for me, but I'm very curious to see it...
Not in Hawaii, but just the same ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7Bv8...endscreen&NR=1
By his direct student http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTTZr...eature=related
and a copy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYIrq...eature=related