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 specific two-volume anthology info the various elements of aikido because it used to be formulated through Morihei Ueshiba (1883–1969). each one bankruptcy contributes to a section of the aikido puzzle by way of delivering historic info, insightful technical drills (bare passed and with weapons), and parts that experience flavored this artwork with a non secular essence.
From the Ueshiba wellspring flows a few streams—political splinter teams delivering their very own tackle what aikido can be and the way it may be practiced. every one department could stand by itself, yet loads of students and practitioners favor a extra encompassing illustration of what O-Sensei taught. So, chapters in those volumes support “put Humpty Dumpty again jointly again.”
quantity I comprises ten chapters and quantity II one other fourteen. The authors—twenty-three in all—present fantastic credentials as students and practitioners of aikido. at the educational facet, you’ll locate chapters that aspect aikido’s philosophy, from moral relationships and functional thought to the sophisticated non secular measurement. A few authors spotlight the situations in regards to the transmission of aikido from instructor to scholar. a few authors exhibit how tradition impacts the belief and knowing 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 points of aikido that either academics and scholars would get advantages via analyzing. education equipment are mentioned intimately, supported by way of countless numbers of illustrations of assault and defense.
Whatever your basic curiosity is in aikido, Aikido:  O-Sensei’s elegant Synthesis will end up to be an outstanding 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 learn and encourage the perform of this stylish art.

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