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By A. Drengson,C. Watson,A. Crawford,K. Taylor,E. Grossman,R. Suenaka,B. Ward,G. Olson,C.J. Dykhuizen

ISBN-10: 1893765253

ISBN-13: 9781893765252

The content material during this certain two-volume anthology information the numerous aspects of aikido because it used to be formulated by way of Morihei Ueshiba (1883–1969). each one bankruptcy contributes to a bit of the aikido puzzle by way of supplying historic info, insightful technical drills (bare passed and with weapons), and parts that experience flavored this paintings with a non secular essence.
From the Ueshiba wellspring flows a couple of streams—political splinter teams providing their very own tackle what aikido may be and the way it may be practiced. each one department may perhaps stand by itself, yet a large number of students and practitioners want a extra encompassing illustration of what O-Sensei taught. So, chapters in those volumes aid “put Humpty Dumpty again jointly again.”
quantity I contains ten chapters and quantity II one other fourteen. The authors—twenty-three in all—present exceptional credentials as students and practitioners of aikido. at the educational part, you’ll locate chapters that aspect aikido’s philosophy, from moral relationships and sensible thought to the sophisticated religious size. A few authors spotlight the situations in regards to the transmission of aikido from instructor to scholar. a few authors convey how tradition impacts the belief and figuring out of aikido whilst it travels outdoors Japan.
Composed of fabric formerly released within the magazine of Asian Martial Arts, this two-volume anthology is heavy at the technical features of aikido that either lecturers and scholars would get advantages through studying. education equipment are mentioned intimately, supported by means of thousands of illustrations of assault and defense.
Whatever your fundamental curiosity is in aikido, Aikido:  O-Sensei’s elegant Synthesis will end up to be an excellent reference for the student and practitioner. we are hoping this useful selection of caliber fabric facing Morihei Ueshiba’s martial self-discipline will gain your examine and encourage the perform of this dependent art.

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