Interview with Mitsugi Saotome (1)

Mitsugi Saotome Shihan is well-known in the United States as the founder of the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba. In the first half of a two-part interview, Saotome Shihan recalls his fifteen years as uchideshi at the Hombu Dojo, provides his impressions of O-Sensei, and discusses his approach to weapons training.

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