Friday, 1 March 2013

Kendo Nagasaki, Aikido and Me!

If you are British and of a 'certain age', you will surely remember the great wrestlers who became household names in the 1970s thanks to the hugely popular bouts televised on Saturday afternoons. Names such as Mick McManus, Jackie Pallo and Adrian Street still cause a thrill of nostalgic excitement. Much to my surprise, I recently discovered that I have something in common with one of the greatest and most famous (or infamous?) of all British wrestlers - the wonderful Kendo Nagasaki.

OK, OK, so maybe it's not a very close connection. But it's a connection all the same - and it is all related to Aikido. Read more in the latest edition of our local community magazine, The Bideford Buzz. Meanwhile, here is the great man himself...

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