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English translation of 鄭ikido,keiko to kokoro : gendai ni ikiru chowa no budo
Aikido, the Contemporary Martial Art of Harmony: Training Methods and Spiritual Teachings is an introductory book on aikido, which is now enthusiastically practiced at 2,400 dojos in Japan and in 140 countries and regions in the world. Moriteru Ueshiba, the author and Doshu [leader of the head family] of aikido, explains in easy-to-understand words the philosophy, techniques, and training methods of aikido which are designed to enable its trainees to transcend contests and conflicts and to develop themselves mentally and physically in perfect harmony with each other in training. The reader, even without any knowledge or substantial experience of aikido training, will understand what this wonderful martial art is all about.
Moriteru Ueshiba (1951- ) Doshu of Aikido
1951 Born on April 2nd as the second son of Kisshomaru Ueshiba the second Doshu of aikido.
1976 Graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Meiji Gakuin University.
1985 Took office as Managing Director.
1986 Took office as Director of the Hombu Dojo of Aikido.
1996 Took office as Chief Director of the Aikikai Federation.
1999 Succeeded to the position of Doshu owing to the second Doshu痴 death.
2004 Took office as special lecturer at Tohoku University.
2006 Received an Anchieta Medal of Brazil. Became emeritus visiting professor at International Budo University.
2009 Was awarded the Order of Friendship from the Russian Federation.
2010 Took office as special invited professor at Kogakkan University (till 2017).
2012 Took office as Chief Director of the Aikikai Public Utility Foundation owing to the change of status of Aikikai from an incorporated foundation to public utility foundation. Received the Gold Medal from University of Valencia.
2013 Was conferred a Blue Ribbon Medal for his achievements of publicizing and promoting aikido. Filled many important posts including the Director of the Nippon Budokan Public Utility Foundation and Senator at International Budo University.