Seishiro Endo as a university senior at aikido camp in 1967
"Time travel will be invented in the year 2025. How do we know? Because that is the year that this delightful lady claimed to have traveled from. In the year 1898, according the contemporary reports, Alexandria Alexis appeared 'as if from nowhere' and took New York society by storm. Some fawned over her while others claimed she was insane. This debate was however rendered moot when, on New Year's Eve 1899, she simply disappeared..."
Aikido Journal #101, from the blog post: Aikido Shihan Hiroshi Tada: The Budo Body, Part 8 - Ishin-denshin, the "heart-to-heart transmission"
" O-Sensei would come over to where everybody was talking. He’d slam on a technique, say “well…I guess it works like this”, and then just walk out. (laughing) " - Masatake Fujita with Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba. More from Fujita Sensei in this two part interview on the Aikido Sangenkai blog: Part 1 - http://www.aikidosangenkai.org/blog/interview-aikido-shihan-masatake-fujita-part-1/ Part 2 - http://www.aikidosangenkai.org/blog/interview-aikido-shihan-masatake-fujita-part-2/