“Although almost totally unknown to aikido practitioners, one of the most fascinating related forms of the art was created by Minoru Hirai. Hirai served as General Director of Morihei Ueshiba’s old Kobukan Dojo during World War II, and later taught his own unique form of jujutsu based on the principle of circular taisabaki. Aikido Journal recently visited Hirai Sensei, now 91 years of age, at this home in Shizuoka and recorded the highlights of his thought-provoking conversation about Korindo and martial arts theories…”Aikido Journal Number 100, 1994
● Editorial – Aikido: A Legacy from the Past, a Vision for the Future, by Stanley Pranin
● Aikido Journal News
● Letters to the Editor
● Interview with Minoru Hirai, by Stanley Pranin
● Aiki is not Always Pretty, by Ellis Amdur
● Interview with Takefumi Takeno (1), by Stanley Pranin
● Coping in a Violent World, by Mike Mello
● The Omoto Religion and Aikido, by Yasuaki Deguchi
● Takemusu Aikido — Shomenuchi sankyo omotewaza, by Morihiro Saito
● Kobudo & Kobujutsu, by Meik Skoss
● Morihei Ueshiba & Gozo Shioda, by Stanley Pranin
● Interview with Mark Jones, by Meik Skoss
● Famous Swordsmen of Japan, by Takefumi Hiiragi
● Heard in the Dojo
● The Book Page, by Diane Skoss
● Events & Announcements
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