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Complete Aikido: Aikido Kyohan: The Definitive Guide to the Way of Harmony (Tuttle Martial Arts)

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While aikido's fundamental philosophy of non-violence makes it appealing to those seeking spiritual growth, it is also a well developed self-defense system which does not rely on physical strength or size. This is one of the few books that explores both of these aspects of this popular martial discipline.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Complete Aikidoandlt;/iandgt; is the authoritative text on this enlightening martial art and self-defense system. This definitive guide is packed with history and philosophy, and offers precise descriptions with over 400 black-and-white photographs illustrating the correctand#8212;and incorrectand#8212;way to execute aikido techniques. In the almost thirty years since the death of aikido founder Morihei Ueshiba O'Sensei, his many students have spread his philosophy and vision across the world, including author Roy Suenaka.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Complete Aikidoandlt;/iandgt; provides insights into the three leading styles of aikido: the original art developed by founder Morihei Ueshiba O'Sensei, the Shin-Shin Toitsu aikido of Koichi Tohei Sensei, and the Suenaka-ha Tetsugaku-ho aikido of Roy Suenaka Sensei. Both a fascinating martial biography and a comprehensive instructional manual, andlt;iandgt;Complete Aikidoandlt;/iandgt; is a must for all practitioners seeking the way of harmony.

Synopsis:

Learn the history, philosophy, and correct techniques of Aikido from Roy Yukio Suenaka Sensai in this authoritative text.

Synopsis:

Aikido is excellent exercise, a well developed self-defense system which does not rely on physical strength or size, and because of its fundamental philosophy of non-violence, it nourishes spiritual growth. Complete Aikido is the authoritative text on this enlightening martial art and self-defense system. With 400 photographs, Roy Yukio Suenaka Sensei describes clearly the execution of aikido techniques, and illuminates the history and philosophy of this martial art. Both a fascinating martial biography and a comprehensive instructional manual, Complete Aikido is a must for all practitioners seeking the way of harmony.

Synopsis:

Aikido is excellent exercise, a well developed self-defense system which does not rely on physical strength or size, and because of its fundamental philosophy of non-violence, it nourishes spiritual growth. andlt;iandgt;Complete Aikido andlt;/iandgt;is the authoritative text on this enlightening martial art and self-defense system. With 400 photographs, Roy Yukio Suenaka Sensei describes clearly the execution of aikido techniques, and illuminates the history and philosophy of this martial art. Both a fascinating martial biography and a comprehensive instructional manual,andlt;iandgt; Complete Aikidoandlt;/iandgt; is a must for all practitioners seeking the way of harmony.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Roy Suenakaandlt;/bandgt; has devoted his life to martial arts study, learning at the feet of some of the world's most celebrated masters. His extensive experience makes him uniquely qualified to comment on what aikido is and is not, and to dispel the many misconceptions that plague its history, philosophy, and martial technique.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Co-author andlt;bandgt;Christopher Watsonandlt;/bandgt; has been studying aikido for eight years under the tutelage of Suenaka Sensei.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804831406
With:
Watson, Christopher
Author:
Watson, Christopher
Author:
Suenaka, Roy
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Boston, Mass. :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Martial arts
Subject:
Martial Arts - Aikido
Subject:
Aikido
Subject:
Hand-to-hand fighting, Oriental
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
aikido; martial arts; aikido techniques; aikido books; martial arts books
Subject:
Aikido; Self defense; Aikido techniques; Morihei Ueshiba; Roy Suenaka; Shin-Shin Toitsu; Suenaka-ha Tetsugakuo-ho
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Complete Martial Arts
Publication Date:
19971131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
990 bandamp;w photos
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 20 oz

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"Synopsis" by ,
Learn the history, philosophy, and correct techniques of Aikido from Roy Yukio Suenaka Sensai in this authoritative text.
"Synopsis" by , Aikido is excellent exercise, a well developed self-defense system which does not rely on physical strength or size, and because of its fundamental philosophy of non-violence, it nourishes spiritual growth. Complete Aikido is the authoritative text on this enlightening martial art and self-defense system. With 400 photographs, Roy Yukio Suenaka Sensei describes clearly the execution of aikido techniques, and illuminates the history and philosophy of this martial art. Both a fascinating martial biography and a comprehensive instructional manual, Complete Aikido is a must for all practitioners seeking the way of harmony.
"Synopsis" by , Aikido is excellent exercise, a well developed self-defense system which does not rely on physical strength or size, and because of its fundamental philosophy of non-violence, it nourishes spiritual growth. andlt;iandgt;Complete Aikido andlt;/iandgt;is the authoritative text on this enlightening martial art and self-defense system. With 400 photographs, Roy Yukio Suenaka Sensei describes clearly the execution of aikido techniques, and illuminates the history and philosophy of this martial art. Both a fascinating martial biography and a comprehensive instructional manual,andlt;iandgt; Complete Aikidoandlt;/iandgt; is a must for all practitioners seeking the way of harmony.
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