Aikido Masters – Morihei Ueshiba

1928
Moves to Shiba, Tsunamachi, site of temporary dojo

1929
Moves with family to Shiba, Kuruma-cho, sets up temporary dojo

1930
Moves to Shimo-Ochiai in MejiroJigoro Kano of Judo observes demonstration by Ueshiba in Mejiro dojo and dispatches several students from Kodokan, including Minoru Mochizuki, to study

1931
Dedication of Kobukan dojo in Ushigome, Wakamatsu-cho

1932
Budo Sen’yokai (Society for the Promotion of Martial Arts) is established with Ueshiba as its first head

1933
Technical manual “Budo Renshu” published

1935
Film documentary of Aikido Budo made by Asahi Newspaper Company in Osaka. Only known pre-war film of Morihei Ueshiba (Available from Aikido Journal)

1937
Ueshiba’s name appears in enrollment book of Kashima Shinto-Ryu

1938
Technical manual “Budo” published

1939
Invited to instruct in Manchuria