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Old 02-24-2007, 05:24 PM   #1
Rupert Atkinson
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Doshu Succession

Here's a link to a YouTube Koichi Tohei Vid someone just sent me.


It may be politically incorrect, but if Koichi Tohei had become the Doshu after O Sensei, who would be in line for the role now that he has retired?

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Old 02-24-2007, 06:02 PM   #2
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Re: Doshu Succession

That might be a matter of some conjecture. Politics notwithstanding, I would guess it would be whomever is designated to do so by the outgoing Doshu (Tohei Sensei already has his son, Shinichi Sensei, administering Ki no Kenkyukai). I can't say, however, if hereditary claims could be made by others, and there would, I'd presume, need to be some endorsement by Aikikai.
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Old 02-25-2007, 05:08 PM   #3
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Re: Doshu Succession

Koichi Kashiwaya, No contest.

That man spins like a goddamn top.

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