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Mitsugi Saotome — a principal student of Morihei Ueshiba, the Founder of Aikido — explains the philosophy and practice of the popular martial art, which emphasizes harmony and peaceful resolution of conflict. Over one thousand photographs illustrate the basic principles and techniques, including the use if the wooden sword, the wooden staff, and "empty hand" techniques. The reader is given guidance in the proper physical, mental, and spiritual attitudes with which to approach this practice and in ways to apply the wisdom of Aikido to everyday life. Also included are lectures by the founder himself.

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An illustrated explanation of the philosophy and practice of the popular martial art, which emphasizes harmony and peaceful resolution of conflict (what the world needs more than ever!). Over 1,000 photos illustrate the basic principles and techniques.

Synopsis:

Mitsugi Saotome—a principal student of Morihei Ueshiba, the Founder of Aikido—explains the philosophy and practice of the popular martial art, which emphasizes harmony and peaceful resolution of conflict. Over one thousand photographs illustrate the basic principles and techniques, including the use if the wooden sword, the wooden staff, and "empty hand" techniques. The reader is given guidance in the proper physical, mental, and spiritual attitudes with which to approach this practice and in ways to apply the wisdom of Aikido to everyday life. Also included are lectures by the founder himself.

About the Author

Mitsugi Saotome Sensei is the founder of the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba and the chief instructor at the Aikido Shobukan Dojo in Washington, D.C. He is also the author of The Principles of Aikido.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780877734093
Editor:
Wellington, Irene
Author:
Wellington, Irene
Author:
Saotome, Mitsugi
Publisher:
Shambhala
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Martial Arts - Aikido
Subject:
Aikido
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
26
Publication Date:
19890722
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
223
Dimensions:
11.08x8.54x.60 in. 1.54 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , An illustrated explanation of the philosophy and practice of the popular martial art, which emphasizes harmony and peaceful resolution of conflict (what the world needs more than ever!). Over 1,000 photos illustrate the basic principles and techniques.
"Synopsis" by , Mitsugi Saotome—a principal student of Morihei Ueshiba, the Founder of Aikido—explains the philosophy and practice of the popular martial art, which emphasizes harmony and peaceful resolution of conflict. Over one thousand photographs illustrate the basic principles and techniques, including the use if the wooden sword, the wooden staff, and "empty hand" techniques. The reader is given guidance in the proper physical, mental, and spiritual attitudes with which to approach this practice and in ways to apply the wisdom of Aikido to everyday life. Also included are lectures by the founder himself.
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