Shoji Nishio (c ). Shoji Nishio’s lifetime of accomplishments included numerous rankings and honors in Japanese martial arts including 8th dan in Aikido. Nishio sensei starts volume 3 by contrasting aikido with other martial arts he has practiced, particularly referring to judo and karate, saying that aikido is a lot.

Author: Milkree Brakazahn
Country: Guatemala
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Medical
Published (Last): 24 July 2007
Pages: 220
PDF File Size: 4.23 Mb
ePub File Size: 13.55 Mb
ISBN: 849-4-48183-879-6
Downloads: 76901
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kazrajinn

Aikido training started at 7: In Nishio retired from his government job at the mint and was free to devote himself fully to his training and teaching. The war ended August 15, and on September 1st he went to join the Kodokan, the world headquarters of judo. But this tape is typical Japanese instruction, each technique is demonstrated twice and that’s it.

At that time there were three brothers doing Aikido who lived nearby Inshio. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. By Nishio has been promoted to 5th dan Aikido. Facebook Login 0 Items. When Nishio finally saw the founder in action he was aikiido by his lightening fast swordsmanship and deft handling of the jo wooden staff.

In aikido one should enter directly empty handed this becomes atemi. He next explains the tapes show his everyday training, which differs from how aikido is generally practiced, and invites the viewer to adopt this method in practice, or to disregard it if it is not deemed worthwhile.

Interview with Aikido Shihan Shoji Nishio – Aikido Sangenkai Blog

Not only in aikido, but in all martial arts there is the tendency to try to parry the attack. His training methods, techniques, sword and jo work grew in popularity among many schools, but they were never really accepted at Hombu. When he arrived the building was a mess, windows blown out from the bombings, and no one was there but an old caretaker. For that reason, it was touch and go whether or not O-Sensei would allow it. There were children, and there were times when I thought that it was just enough, that I should just devote myself to my work.


If you want to do the sword then go to Kendo. Those are the memories I have of that time. Worn out tatami — the bare boards were showing through.

O Sensei said that Shoji Nishio represented the future of Aikido. If one raises the sword at the same time as the opponent, matches his strike and then pushes the sword down, it is too late.

Nishio Sensei was an innovator and we expect our members to work to continually improve and refine the caliber of their training methodologies and their art.

It’s been very long since I have so enjoyed an nishi tape. This article’s use of external links may not follow Wikipedia’s policies or guidelines.

He was like an older brother.

Nishio Aikido

The lights in the dojo were just bare light bulbs — only half of it was covered with tatami. Nishio took things into his own hands and in he started iaido under Shigenori Sano 10th dan Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryuand then jodo under Takaji Shimizu headmaster of Shindo Muso-ryu.

Please help to improve this article by introducing iakido precise akkido. Nobody listened to what O-Sensei was saying. Members are encouraged to attend seminars regularly and to participate in the NASA community, in the broader Aikido community and even in other arts. When we went to the Koban Police Box to ask we were told that there was no dojo in the area. Nishio also felt that atemi striking was an essential aspect of any true martial art, but it was entirely absent from post-war Aikido.

It was a major industry for Kita Ward, and it was also a government office. In this part aikido is contrasted with judo throws. Nishio sensei’s demonstrations are not fancy or spectacular, nor ‘hard’ or brutal.

Of course, nobody knew what Aikido was at that time, but the people were already gathering together and at some point I became the manager. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Aikido is a budo, and based on the movements of the ken. Even so, Ueshiba offered little explanation about the what and how of his Aikido. He felt that it was misguided to say that Aikido could function as a martial art without using strikes. Even in other Budo, everybody is working hard, you know. Views Read Edit View history.

Shoji Nishio – Wikipedia

On my way home I was so exhausted that I just wanted to lay down flat on my back in a field and go to sleep. Yasuhiro Konishi was a leading force in the development and acceptance of karate in Japan. So I said that for us there is something different and switched them all right over to Aikido. At the time all of the old students from the provinces, from Osaka to Kyushu, came running to help.

Well, I said that I was starting a Judo club and started to recruit people. Unlike the ceiling of a normal house, this had a square ceiling like a shrine. Inshio watched his health with things like that brown rice diet, so even though Yamaguchi-san was older I thought that he would live on after I died. One usually opens, then enters, which works, but is dangerous.

With the development of the Aikikai the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Aikido club must have flourished as well. The oldest brother was the Sakamoto-san from Kita Ward that I mentioned earlier. Your email address will not be published. It is not necessary to abandon everything from the noshio, however, our understanding today should not cease to grow. Aikido must encompass all forms of budo to be authentic. Shoji Nishio was born in in the Aomori Prefecture of northern Japan.