IWAMA-STYLE AIKIDO 岩間スタイル合気道
An informal term referring to the aikido taught in IWAMA by Morihiro SAITO, one of the closest students of Morihei UESHIBA. Technically it includes an emphasis on the relationship among TAIJUTSU, KEN and JO movements. This style of aikido reflects the art of Ueshiba as taught approximately between the years of 1946-1955 and there are more techniques than are presently practiced at the AIKIKAI HOMBU DOJO. Ibaragi Dojo, Yoshioka 26, Iwama-machi, Nishi Ibaragi-gun, Ibaragi-ken 319-02 Japan (02994)5-2224.