John StevensJohn Stevens was born in Chicago in 1947. He is a professor and Aikido instructor at Tohoku Fukushi University in Sendai, Japan. He is the world's leading author on the practice and philosophy of Aikido.
Life of the Master Warrior Tesshu
Master swordsman, calligrapher, and Zen practitioner, Yamoaka Tesshu is a seminal figure in martial arts history. John Stevens's biography is a fascinating, detailed account of Tesshu's remarkable life. From Tesshu's superhuman feats of endurance and keen perception in life-threatening situations,… Read More
John Stevens is Professor of Buddhist Studies and Aikido instructor at Tohoku Fukushi University in Sendai, Japan. He is the author or translator of over twenty books on Buddhism, Zen, Aikido, and Asian culture. He has practiced and taught Aikido all over the world.