Saotome Shihan and Messores Shihan at St. Pete Beach
Dave Goldberg Sensei Tameshigiri
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Saotome Sensei at Aikido Chuseikan Dojo in Tampa
Saotome Sensei bowing in the October 2014 ASU Instructor's Camp.

The Aikido Schools of Ueshiba

The Aikido Schools of Ueshiba (ASU) is the membership organization that affiliates more than 100 North American Dojos under the instruction of Mitsugi Saotome Shihan.  It is affiliated with Aikido World Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.  Since its establishment in 1975, there have been over 1,000 black belts and over 100,000 white belts that have been ranked members of ASU.

Saotome Sensei’s seminar schedule has been set for 2016. He will be teaching at least 7 seminars across the US including Cherry Blossom, Summer Camp, and Winter Intensive. Plan your attendance now!

Light_On_Transmission_Cover Saotome Sensei’s latest book, “Light on Transmission”, has been published! Although there are no more signed copies available, there are plenty of regular copies available to purchase at the link below.

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