In this short video, Stan Pranin Sensei shares his views on how and why the resolution of The Pacific War brought about changes to the Aikikai. Pranin Sensei also surprisingly reveals that his research leads him to believe that O-Sensei was briefly arrested as a war criminal.
This video was shot at Ikazuchi Dojo as part of a weekend knowledge exchange with Stan Pranin Sensei in March 2016. The distinctive event structure is part of Ikazuchi Dojo’s ongoing experimentation with new event formats. Learn more about how we structured this event here: