His serious aikido trainings began at 1936. After O'sensei death in 1969 become 2rd Aikido Doshu - "Pointing The Way" (hereditary honorary title).
He had a huge technical influence on Aikido Aikikai. His personal style emphasizes movement Его персональный стиль подчеркивает движения Ki-no-nagare (flow of Ki energy). Doshu usually stand outside any system, so Kisshomaru Ueshiba had no rank in Aikido. Kisshomaru Ueshiba was born in 1921. in Ayabe (Kyoto Prefecture, Japan). He was the third son and fourth child of Morihei Ueshiba. In 1946 graduated from the faculty of political science of Waseda University. Since 1948 General Director of the Hombu Dojo of Aikikai Society (world Headquarters of Aikido).
Since that time, very actively engaged in the management of the Society, and also teaches Aikido at the Headquarters and in many countries of the world. From 1955 he is the managing Director and since 1967 Executive Director of the Society. In 1975 Kissomaru Ueshiba was appointed President of the International Aikido Federation. Vigorous activity in the movement of aikido has brought him also a number of posts in other civil and connected with martial arts organizations (such as Society Nippon Budokan and Japanese Diplomatic Association). Kisshomaru Ueshiba died around 5:30 PM on January 4, 1999, in a Tokyo hospital.