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“I am mind itself”10 Maruyama Koretoshi, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai I have been thinking about aikido as a martial art. I do not view aikido as a martial art. Aikido was created by Morihei Ueshiba, not for the purpose …

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What is freedom? The word “freedom” originated in England. Freedom means that individuals have opinions and ideas based on their own thoughts, and that they are responsible for their own actions. As a result, an individual’s reputation, position, and even …

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Hello everyone. This is Koretoshi Maruyama.  On January 31st 2019 I appointed Peter Kelly as international chief instructor and I wanted to take this opportunity to explain the roles of each type of instructor in the new structure of Aikido …

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“I Am Mind Itself 8” Koretoshi Maruyama, Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai Happy New Year everyone. Every year, the chief abbot of Kiyomizu temple in Kyoto chooses a single character that encapsulates his impression of the previous year. For 2018, he …

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“I am mind itself 7” Maruyama Koretoshi, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai About 400 years ago, in the 1590s, at the end of the Sengoku period, there lived a martial artist named Sekiun Harigaya. He was 180 cm tall, which …

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Many thanks to Ina for making these photos during the 2017 seminar with Maruyama Sensei in Kendal, UK. 8 July morning class: https://photos.app.goo.gl/45gO21fT2qWiy9Ef1 8 July afternoon class: https://photos.app.goo.gl/XnSNHDUF2NFRkAPn2 9 July morning class: https://photos.app.goo.gl/lMcPnZ45LVeyhfjD3 9 July afternoon class: https://photos.app.goo.gl/JVGnNvwO3iGV9QnJ3 10 July …

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I have written this article because both Peter and Martijn have asked me to clarify the connection between Morihei Ueshiba, the founder of Aikido, and Aikido Yuishinkai. I worry that people from overseas, who have grown up in a different …

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From the Chief Instructor Aikido Yuishinkai Italy, Franco Bertossa, Simone Shrap Semprini, Marco Schiavi and dear friends from Aikido Yuishinkai in Bologna. Thank you very much for doing this interview with Sensei. Here’s the interview with Maruyama Sensei who kindly …

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I am mind itself. The path I travel is long. However, I must not walk it as if I will reach my goal someday. Each step is the goal. I devote all of my energy to each step. I take …

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“I am mind itself 6” Maruyama Koretoshi, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai We have entered a new year with the commencement of 2017. Looking back, the beginning of last year saw the resignation of Okajima-sensei from his role as my …

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“I am mind itself 5” Koretoshi Maruyama sensei, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai This year marks the 20th anniversary of Aikido Yuishinkai, we held a gathering of instructors from Australia, England, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands to commemorate the occasion. …

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Dear Aikido Yuishinkai national Chief Instructors and dojo Head Instructors, I’m deeply grateful for your daily efforts to help Aikido Yuishinkai to transmit the techniques and spirit of true aikido as handed down directly by Morihei Ueshiba sensei. I would …

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“I am mind itself 4” Maruyama Koretoshi sensei, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai In May of this year (2015), the World Friendship Seminar was held in Matsuzaka City in Mie Prefecture by Minoru Oshima sensei, who is the president of …

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The document with the Ki taiso and Aikido Yuishinkai Kata has been updated. The counting has been written out completely and minor additions to the explanation of the exercises. Click on the resources page.

“What is Budo?” Maruyama Koretoshi, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai   Before writing about the nature of ‘budo,’ I should first write about the difference between ‘budo’ and ‘sport.’ This is because even the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, …

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“I am mind itself 3” Koretoshi Maruyama sensei, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai   A new tendency to call martial arts and other types of physical activities which imply pair work “sports” has appeared recently. And I was asked recently: …

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Click here for the anouncement of the Aikido Friendship Seminar in Matsusaka Japan 2015.

Two documents “Taiso and Aikido Yuishinkai Kata” and “Additional notes to test guideline” are now online, click on the resources page.

Click here for a report from Martijn van Hemmen of his trip to Japan with the latest teachings of Koretoshi Maruyama sensei.

Koretoshi Maruyama sensei created new test guidelines, click on the resources page.

“I am mind itself 2” by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai   There is a science called ‘quantum physics’. This science teaches that in the microcosm the object under observation definitely experiences the observer’s thoughts or that the …

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“I am mind itself” by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai   The motto of Aikido Yuishinkai members starts with the words “I am mind itself”. I think that you visit this page because first you simply thought …

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Click here for the video interview with Koretoshi Maruyama sensei during the seminar in Bologna in 2012.

Click here for the report of the presentation given by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei on the subject of Aikido during the Gendai Reiki Network International 2012 in Kyoto.

Dutch national tv program Hart van Nederland interviews Koretoshi Maruyama sensei during the national seminar in The Netherlands on July 6th 2009. Click here to see the video of the interview.

Click here for the interview “The Joyous Path” with Koretoshi Maruyama sensei by Antonietta Ferrari & Federico Gobbo during the seminar in Bologna in 2005.

Click here for the interview with Koretoshi Maruyama sensei by Clement Choo that took place on September 1st, 2003, during a seminar conducted in Singapore by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei.