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By Stefan Stenudd

Aikido is the peaceable martial paintings. There are not any assaults in aikido, purely security, and this security will be so mild that even the attacker is thrilled via it. it's an paintings that takes a life-time to benefit, and it will get more and more attention-grabbing by way of every year. This ebook provides the foundations and primary suggestions of aikido – deeply rooted in japanese philosophy and the subtle beliefs of the samurai.
The first a part of the booklet examines the aikido rules of ways to discover the peaceable answer, and the way to get pleasure from aikido perform to the fullest. the second one half explains the japanese thoughts utilized in aikido, comparable to ki, existence strength, tanden, the guts, and plenty of extra. there's additionally a bankruptcy approximately kototama, the non secular cosmology that was once important to the founding father of aikido. The 3rd half contains an aikido glossary.

A revised variation of this ebook is released with the name "Aikido ideas: easy thoughts of the peaceable Martial Art."

(KINDLE variation: a few formatting blunders were corrected on September 17, 2011, to make the publication and its pictures exhibit properly.)

Stefan Stenudd is a Swedish aikido teacher, 6 dan Aikikai, and member of the Swedish Grading Committee, the Swedish Budo Federation Board, and the Directing Committee of the overseas Aikido Federation. He has practiced aikido considering 1972. he's additionally a author of either fiction and non-fiction.

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