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Old 09-25-2011, 04:46 PM   #4
Richard Stevens
Location: Indianapolis
Join Date: Oct 2010
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Re: Where did O-Sensei get his sword training?

Hugh Beyer wrote: View Post
What I've heard, without checking references, is that at least one master swordsman said that Ueshiba was the best swordsman in Japan.
Considering that sword wasn't his sole focus of study it seems likely that a statement like that would be nothing more than hyperbole. Did Takeda teach him Itto-Ryu? I've heard mention of training in Yagyu Shinkage Ryu.
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