Cover Star: Hiroo Mochizuki

Hiroo Mochizuki is the son of the master of the influential Yoseikan school of Budo, Minoro Mochizuki. He started studying Aikido, Judo, Karate and Kubodo from an early age at his father’s dojo. Specialising in Karate he moved to France in the 1960s, from where he was influential in the spread of the art across Europe through the likes of Henri Plee and Vernon Bell. Below are some of the magazine covers to feature this iconic master.

October 1978 July 1979  1993 

Author: Patrick Donkor

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