Lineage of the Traditional Aikido of Ueshiba Morihei O’Sensei

Ueshiba Morihei O’Sensei
Founder of Aikido


Aikido is the sole creation of the Founder Ueshiba Morihei, referred to as O’Sensei. Aikido developed as a pure form of Budo (Martial Way). Drawing upon aspects of many ancient Japanese disciplines, Aikido is a highly refined Martial Art that strengthens the individual practitioner in Mind, Body, and Spirit. O’Sensei believed Aikido to be not only a way to effect positive control of violent encounters, but also a path for the development of the whole self, a true Budo.

The present Aikido Doshu (Master of the Way of Aikido) is Ueshiba Moriteru the grandson of the Founder and son of the second Doshu, Ueshiba Kisshomaru. The Aikido Doshu heads the Aikido World Headquarters, Hombu Dojo, and the Aikikai Foundation, Tokyo Japan. The efforts and the direction of the Doshu and the Hombu have made it possible for Aikido to be taught in over 140 countries and regions worldwide.


Aikido Agatsu Remei is a group of Dojos and Clubs which regularly offer classes in Southern New Jersey, Nebraska, Alabama, Florida and Israel. Aikido Agatsu Remei is in full support of Aikido World Headquarters, Aikido Doshu, and the propagation of Traditional Aikido.

R. Crane and K.Crane Sensei currently hold the the Level of NanaDan Aikikai (7th Degree Black Belt) issued and presented in Japan directly by Aikido Doshu Ueshiba Moriteru, at Aikido World Headquarters, Hombu Dojo, Tokyo Japan in 2016. Crane Sensei are the Chief and Resident Instructors of Aikido Agatsu Dojos; together having founded the Dojo in 1976. Aikido Agatsu Dojos is the Headquarters of Aikido Agatsu Remei. R.Crane Sensei acts as the current President /Director of Aikido Agatsu Remei, which certifies all Dan ranking directly through the Aikido Doshu, Aikido World Headquarters, Hombu Dojo, Japan.


Aikido of Nebraska Ganbatte Dojo founded in 2009, and its’ Chief Instructor T. Roberts Sensei YonDan Aikikai are members of Aikido Agatsu Remei. Roberts Sensei is a direct student of Crane Sensei and Aikido Agatsu Dojos.

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