New PDF release: Aikido: The Peaceful Martial Art

By Stefan Stenudd

ISBN-10: 1419658794

ISBN-13: 9781419658792

Aikido is the peaceable martial paintings. There aren't any assaults in aikido, basically protection, and this safeguard can be so light that even the attacker is overjoyed by means of it. it really is an paintings that takes an entire life to profit, and it will get more and more attention-grabbing by way of every year. This ebook offers the foundations and basic suggestions of aikido – deeply rooted in jap philosophy and the subtle beliefs of the samurai.
The first a part of the e-book examines the aikido ideas of ways to discover the peaceable resolution, and the way to take pleasure in aikido perform to the fullest. the second one half explains the japanese innovations utilized in aikido, resembling ki, lifestyles strength, tanden, the guts, and plenty of extra. there's additionally a bankruptcy approximately kototama, the religious cosmology that was once primary to the founding father of aikido. The 3rd half contains an aikido glossary.

A revised variation of this ebook is released with the identify "Aikido rules: uncomplicated techniques of the peaceable Martial Art."

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

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