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By Stefan Stenudd

Aikido is the peaceable martial artwork. There are not any assaults in aikido, simply safeguard, and this safety might be so light that even the attacker is overjoyed by means of it. it truly is an artwork that takes a life-time to benefit, and it will get more and more interesting through every year. This publication offers the rules and primary ideas of aikido – deeply rooted in japanese philosophy and the subtle beliefs of the samurai.
The first a part of the ebook examines the aikido ideas of the way to discover the peaceable answer, and the way to take pleasure in aikido perform to the fullest. the second one half explains the japanese suggestions utilized in aikido, resembling ki, existence power, tanden, the heart, and lots of extra. there's additionally a bankruptcy approximately kototama, the religious cosmology that was once significant to the founding father of aikido. The 3rd half comprises an aikido glossary.

A revised version of this ebook is released with the name "Aikido rules: uncomplicated thoughts of the peaceable Martial Art."

(KINDLE version: a few formatting mistakes were corrected on September 17, 2011, to make the ebook and its pictures show 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 given that 1972. he's additionally a author of either fiction and non-fiction.

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