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Encyclopedia > Kenjiro Yoshigasaki

Kenjiro Yoshigasaki (born 1951), 8th dan Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido, is an aikidoka and former student of Ki-Aikido founder Koichi Tohei. He was a member of Ki no Kenkyukai and was dispatched to Europe in 1977 to introduce Ki-Aikido and set up an organisation to connect the new dojos to the Ki no Kenkyukai. 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Aikido (合気道 Aikidō, also 合氣道 using an older style of kanji), literally meaning harmony energy way, or with some poetic licence, way of the harmonious spirit, is a gendai budo — a modern Japanese martial art. ... Ki-Aikido is the style of aikido developed by 10th Dan aikidokaKoichi Tohei. ... Koichi Tohei (born January 1920) is a 10th Dan aikidoka and founder of the Ki Society and its style of aikido, officially known as Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido - aikido with mind and body unified, but commonly known as Ki-Aikido. ... The Ki no Kenkyukai, sometimes called Ki Society, was founded by Koichi Tohei in 1971, while he was still the chief instructor at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo. ...

In 2003 Yoshigasaki-sensei broke away from Tohei-sensei and founded his own organisation, the "Ki no Kenkyukai Association Internationale". The new organisation is independent of the original Ki no Kenkyukai but still teaches the principles of Ki and is still a Ki-aikido style. 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...



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