Synopses & Reviews
In the past twenty years, the Aikido population has increased tremendously in the United States, primarily because of the vast number of comprehensive American instructors. Greg O'Connor walks the reader through the history and philosophy of aikido. He then, in short chapters peppered with photos and illustrations, answers common questions about etiquette, training methods, and, in general, "what to expect" when practicing aikido.
About the Author
Greg O'Connor is founder and chief instructor of Aikido Centers of New Jersey/Aikido Centers Inc. Dedicated to Aikido for over 30 years he is one of the few full-time professional Aikido teachers in the United States. He currently holds the rank of 6th Dan and certified through Aikido World Headquarters, Tokyo (Aikikai Hombu).