If you are a fan of aikido, Japanese weapon work, or pure beauty of form, then check this out.
Jokingly we were discussing the connection between Aikido and the movies as I pointed out Obata Sensei played the villain in the Ninja Turtle Movies.
Well in life he’s very much the real deal. This is a beautifully shot and edited video of his school in Oakland. He studied originally under Gozo Shioda the founder of Yoshinkai Aikido and then branched off into traditional kenjutsu.