By Stefan Stenudd

Aikido is the peaceable martial artwork. There aren't any assaults in aikido, basically security, and this protection might be so light that even the attacker is thrilled by way of it. it's an paintings that takes an entire life to benefit, and it will get more and more interesting by way of every year. This publication offers the foundations and basic techniques of aikido – deeply rooted in japanese philosophy and the sophisticated beliefs of the samurai.
The first a part of the publication examines the aikido rules of the way to discover the peaceable answer, and the way to get pleasure from aikido perform to the fullest. the second one half explains the japanese recommendations utilized in aikido, resembling ki, lifestyles power, tanden, the guts, and plenty of extra. there's additionally a bankruptcy approximately kototama, the religious cosmology that used to be critical 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 ideas: uncomplicated ideas of the peaceable Martial Art."

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

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