Aikibatto

This book presents the basics and principles of the sophisticated sword arts developed by the Japanese warrior aristocracy, the samurai.

Aikibatto

Aikibatto is a system of sword and staff exercises for aikido students, as well as for anyone interested in the Japanese martial arts. This book presents the basics and principles of the sophisticated sword arts developed by the Japanese warrior aristocracy, the samurai. Although the aikibatto exercises are primarily developed for aikido students, they contain much of the normal curriculum of traditional iaido and kenjutsu. Anyone interested in the arts of the katana, the formidable Japanese sword, will find much of value in this book. Stefan Stenudd is a 7 dan Aikikai Shihan aikido instructor, former Vice Chairman of the International Aikido Federation and President of the Swedish Budo & Martial Arts Federation, who has practiced aikido and iaido since 1972. He is also a writer of both fiction and non-fiction.

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Aikibatto
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Stefan Stenudd
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10 - Publisher: Arriba

Aikibatto is a system of sword and staff exercises for aikido students, as well as for anyone interested in the Japanese martial arts. This book presents the basics and principles of the sophisticated sword arts developed by the Japanese warrior aristocracy, the samurai. Although the aikibatto exercises are primarily developed
Attacks in Aikido
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Stefan Stenudd
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10 - Publisher: Arriba

This book presents all the attacks practiced in aikido - grips as well as strikes, punches, and kicks. Also attacks with a sword, a stick, and a knife are included. Each of these attack techniques is examined in depth, with lots of advice and pointers for beginners as well as
Aikido Principles
Language: en
Pages: 188
Authors: Stefan Stenudd
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11 - Publisher:

Aikido is the peaceful martial art. Its defense techniques should be so gentle that even the attacker is delighted. There's no competition, since each participant should be a winner. It's an art that lasts a lifetime, getting increasingly fascinating by each year. This book presents the principles and fundamental concepts