Saotome Shihan and Messores Shihan at St. Pete Beach
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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.

Light_On_Transmission_Cover Saotome Sensei’s latest book, “Light on Transmission”, has been published! 100 signed copies are now available for pre-order at the link below. Order soon, the stock of signed copies will not last long!
 

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