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Old 05-24-2012, 11:06 AM   #26
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Re: It Had to Be Felt #11 - Abbe Kenshiro: "Trying to Catch the Wind"

Ellis Amdur wrote: View Post
Henry - it was about 1981 or 1982. The substance of my meeting, along with Kini Collins, with whom I was working on the project that eventually became Old School, is in this article: about half-way down.

In another chapter, on Higo Ko-ryu, there is an account of an incredible shiai between Abe sensei and Kino sensei of Higo Ko-ryu, at that time, both of whom were probably in their late 70's.

As for being distant cousins, there's a bloodline that more than a few fathers would want to keep their daughters away from


Thank you for the article on Abbe Sensei's sister, sounds a very strong lady and shares her brothers no nonsence approach to Budo.

As for being distant cousins I can't argue with that.


Henry Ellis

Co-author `Positive Aikido`
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