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Old 04-30-2012, 06:58 AM   #9
Graham Farquhar
Dojo: Ki federation of GB
Location: Reading
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 38
United Kingdom
Re: It Had to Be Felt #11 - Abbe Kenshiro: "Trying to Catch the Wind"

Henry Ellis wrote: View Post
Dear Graham

Thank you for your kind comments, appreciated.

It was our last meeting before the sad loss of Haydn Foster Sensei - Haydn - Derek Eastman and I were discussing the very beinnings of UK Aikido from its inception by Abbe Sensei.

We were all agreed that Williams Sensei was the right man, and the only man at that time to have taken on the huge task handed to him by Abbe Sensei;
That task being to introduce and spread Aikido across the UK.

Please pass on my respects to Williams Sensei when next you see him.

Take care

Henry Ellis
Co-author -`Positive Aikido`
Thank you Sensei Ellis. I am due to see Sensei Williams next week and will pass on your regards. He is still teaching and still chucking the "young pups" around! I am looking forward to the Nakazono Sensei article too.

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