Aikido: The Peaceful Martial Art by Stefan Stenudd PDF

By Stefan Stenudd

Aikido is the peaceable martial artwork. There aren't any assaults in aikido, purely safeguard, and this safeguard will be so mild that even the attacker is extremely joyful via it. it's an paintings that takes a life-time to benefit, and it will get more and more interesting by means of every year. This booklet offers the rules and basic strategies of aikido – deeply rooted in jap philosophy and the subtle beliefs of the samurai.
The first a part of the ebook examines the aikido ideas 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 techniques utilized in aikido, akin to ki, lifestyles power, tanden, the heart, and plenty of extra. there's additionally a bankruptcy approximately kototama, the religious cosmology that was once critical to the founding father of aikido. The 3rd half comprises an aikido glossary.

A revised version of this e-book is released with the identify "Aikido rules: uncomplicated thoughts of the peaceable Martial Art."

(KINDLE variation: a few formatting error were corrected on September 17, 2011, to make the ebook and its photos demonstrate 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 in view that 1972. he's additionally a author of either fiction and non-fiction.

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