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Old 10-25-2013, 03:11 PM   #3
Alex Megann
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Re: YouTube: Shigeho Tanaka (9th dan)

I saw this film nearly 30 years ago - I don't know how he got hold of it, but Kanetsuka Sensei brought it over to show my father and me, as he liked Tanaka Sensei's aikido very much. I think he knew Tanaka at the Yoshinkan in the early 1950s.

I enjoyed it too - very dynamic and direct, but good contact. Lots of echoes of Gozo Shioda, too.

Alex

Last edited by Alex Megann : 10-25-2013 at 03:13 PM.
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