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Aikido neutralises aggression and renders attackers harmless. By controlling body position and harmonising their vital physical and mental powers, anyone - regardless of size, strength or weight - can fend off attacks using this sophisticated martial art. This classic text - now available for the first time in paperback- reveals the secrets which enable the stunning control practised in Aikido and is highly recommended as one of the finest books on martial arts available.
"It has been a most useful reference for me over the years, and I'd highly encourage any adult to make it a part of your personal Aikido library." --Teresa Mastison Sensei, Aikido of Phoenix ..".one of the best books on Aikido on the market. Not only for the beginner but for the advanced practitioner. It's well respected by most people in Aikido. If you're looking for a good, in-depth book, this is the one you'll want." --RyukyuBooks.com "If you are a student of Aikido, this book should definitely be in your library. If you're not a student of Aikido, this book can still be a useful way to familiarize yourself with the art on a theoretical level. It's also an interesting resource for anyone who wants to do some serious thinking about their martial art. Anyone who has ambitions to write a book on their own martial art should read this one; this is how an art should be presented." --Examiner.com ..".this is a fine addition to any library. [...]the book definitely is worth owning." --BestJudo.com ..".an outstanding introduction to the art of Aikido. Anyone starting out in aikido would do well to buy this book, read the beginning chapters of it and then review it from time to time. Great book!" --AikidoJournal.com
ISBN: 9780804832847 ISBN-10: 0804832846 Series: Tuttle Martial Arts Audience:
Number Of Pages: 375 Published: 1st July 2001 Publisher: Tuttle Publishing Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Type: New edition