An Interview with Seiichi Sugano Shihan, Part 1 By David Halprin, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Aikido Online

{Editor’s note: The interview was conducted during the New York Aikikai Christmas Seminar in December 2000. We would like to thank Sugano Sensei for giving this interview to Aikido Online. Thanks also to Douglas Firestone, Chief Instructor of Aikido of Westchester for his help during the interview, and Margo Ballou of the Brown University/Rhode Island...

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An Interview with Seiichi Sugano Shihan, Part 2 By David Halprin, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Aikido Online

Editor’s note: The interview was conducted during the New York Aikikai Christmas Seminar in December 2000. We would like to thank Sugano Sensei for giving this interview to Aikido Online. Thanks also to Douglas Firestone, Chief Instructor of Aikido of Westchester for his help during the interview, and Margo Ballou of the Brown University/Rhode Island...

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An Interview with Seiichi Sugano Shihan, Part 3 By David Halprin, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Aikido Online

Editor’s note: The interview was conducted during the New York Aikikai Christmas Seminar in December 2000. We would like to thank Sugano Sensei for giving this interview to Aikido Online. Thanks also to Douglas Firestone, Chief Instructor of Aikido of Westchester for his help during the interview, and Margo Ballou of the Brown University/Rhode Island...

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An Interview with Seiichi Sugano Shihan, Part 4 By David Halprin, 6th Dan, Shidoin, Co-editor in Chief, Aikido Online

Editor’s note: The interview was conducted during the New York Aikikai Christmas Seminar in December 2000. We would like to thank Sugano Sensei for giving this interview to Aikido Online. Thanks also to Douglas Firestone, Chief Instructor of Aikido of Westchester for his help during the interview, and Margo Ballou of the Brown University/Rhode Island...

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“A Good Challenge”: A personal impression of a most important Winter School for Aiki-Kai Australia

[Editor’s Note: we are happy to reprint this inspiring account of Sugano Sensei’s return to teaching, which was first published on the Aiki-Kai Australia web site(www.aikido.org.au). We thank John Litchen (Editor of Aikido Australia) and Aiki-kai Australia for granting permission to reprint it, and John Watson and Andrew Dziedzic for their valuable assistance in setting up...

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20th Century Samurai – Part 2 by Mike Yates

Editor’s Note: This article was published in the magazine “Australasian Fighting Arts” around 1974.  Mike Yates is currently proprietor of Zen Imports in Sydney Australia.  We received invaluable assistance from Mike Clarke, founder of the Shinseidokan Dojo in Tasmania, Australia and author of Budo Masters and Roaring Silence (avaialble at www. Ryukyu.com)  Thanks also to...

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20th Century Samurai – Part 1 by Mike Yates

Editor’s Note: This article was published in the magazine “Australasian Fighting Arts” around 1974.  Mike Yates is currently proprietor of Zen Imports in Sydney Australia.  We received invaluable assistance from Mike Clarke, founder of the Shinseidokan Dojo in Tasmania, Australia and author of Budo Masters and Roaring Silence (avaialble at www. Ryukyu.com)  Thanks also to...

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Sugano Sensei – 40 years of Aikido, and still finding something new… Interview by Mike Clarke

Editor’s Note: This article was published in the magazine “Australasian Fighting Arts” around 1994. Our thanks go to Mike Clarke for providing the article to us and granting permission to republish it. Mike is, founder of the Shinseidokan Dojo in Tasmania, Australia and author of Budo Masters and Roaring Silence (available at www. Ryukyu.com). Thanks...

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