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Tetsutaka Sugawara - Sensei

Tetsutaka Sugawara was born in Hokkaido in 1941. In 1960, he began Aikido at the Hombu Dojo, Tokyo, under O-Sensei Morihei Ueshiba, founder of Aikido. In 1961, he became uchideshi under O-Sensei at the Ibaraki Dojo.

In 1964, he returned to Tokyo and entered Chuo University. In 1973, he established Minato Research and Publishing Co. (currently Sugawara Martial Arts Institute, Inc.) In 1975, he entered the Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu receiving the 'kyoshi' instructor's license in 1986.

April 1992, introduced Aikido to Shanghai Institute of Physical Education, Beijing University of Medical Science. November 1992, received Kyoshi-license of Okinawan Goju-ryu Karatedo by Yasuichi Miyagi. June 1993, introduced Aikido to Wuhan Institute of Physical Education, Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medical Science in China. May 1995, received Aikido 7th Dan by Kisshomaru Ueshiba. Introduced Aikido to Chengdu Institute of Physical Education in China. Received the Lecturer's License of Shanghai Institute of P.E. He is currently visiting 12 countries teaching Aikido and Katori Shinto Ryu.

In 2003, Sugawara Sensei introduced the Taichi style Aikido 42 Forms and two years later... the Kaeshi Waza partner practices. The partner pratices are broken into 4 parts.

Taichi style Aikido 42 Forms

Kaeshi Waza Practice

Facing towards
Facing away
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
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3.2 MB
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1.5 MB
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.8 MB
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1.7 MB
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11.8 MB
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12.4 MB

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4.8 MB
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3.2 MB
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2.4 MB
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5.3 MB
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Pictured to the right are two books which were co-authored by Sugawara Sensei.

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     0870409344       0870409638
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