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Isao Takahashi, 6th Dan

The late Isao Takahashi, 6th Dan in demonstration at the Midwest Buddhist Temple of Chicago, Ginza Festival in 1969. He was Chief instructor of the Illinois Aikido Club.

Above Photo courtesy of Johanna Sakamoto
2000, J. Sakamoto

Isao Takahashi, 6th Dan enjoyed Iaido, Bokken, and the Jo.

Above photo courtesy of 
Robert (Red) Sakamoto, 6th Dan
2000, Robert Sakamoto

Above, Isao Takahashi 6th Dan sits at the 1970 Illinois Aikido Club banquet, as Koichi Tohei 10th Dan is making a speech. 

Above Photo courtesy of Johanna Sakamoto
2000, J. Sakamoto

Thank you Red and Johanna for bringing memories back and reminding me what is really important in life.

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Michio Hikitsuchi 10th Dan 1978
(C. Matrasko as uke)
1978 C. Matrasko

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