TAKEMUSU AIKIDO ASSOCIATION

  Shigemi Inagaki
Shigemi Inagaki Shihan, 8th dan, was born and raised in Iwama. He became a student of the Aikido Founder, Ueshiba Morihei O-Sensei, in 1958. After graduating from Nihon University in Tokyo in 1969, Inagaki Sensei spent 2˝ years in the Iwama Dojo as Uchideshi under Morihiro Saito Shihan. Inagaki Sensei is featured as Saito Sensei’s weapons training partner in the book series ”Traditonal Aikido” together with the films Saito Sensei released in the early 1970s. He travelled with Saito Sensei to USA in the 1970s, in the 80s he often taught in Hawaii. Inagaki Sensei is the General Manager of, and a teacher in the Ibaraki Shibu Dojo.