Joe Thambu in Munich 2013 – Aikido Yoshinkan

Excellent Aikido demonstration by Shihan Joe Thambu of the Yoshinkan. His home dojo is the Shudokan in Melbourne, Australia. Yoshinkan Aikido is the pre-WWII influenced Aikido of Gozo Shioda, founder and Kancho of the Yoshinkan. It is a powerful style with a rigid adherence to drills and kihon. It is also the chosen form of Budo by the Tokyo Riot Police.

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