Sean Orchard wrote:
I suspect Aikido would be very much less widespread by now if all that pioneering groundwork hadn't been done in the half century or so leading up to the foundation of our art, so a big hand please, for Jigoro Kano and the Kodokan.Sean x
No argument on that one from me either. I think that Martial Arts in general owe a good deal to Jigoro Kano. He was truly a great man.