Aikido Basics: From Basic Footwork & Throws to Training & Demonstrations-Everything You Need to Get
Started in Aikido
Lynn Seiser/Phong Thong Dang
Charles Tuttle Co.
190 pag. paperback 17 x 25 cm
In Aikido Basics, the beginning student will find invaluable advice and information for the study of this popular form of martial arts. Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee, Dang Phong, shares his secrets to building a successful training program, testing for belt promotion, and understanding and developing Ki, the energy used in aikido. The author incorporates a discussion of aikido's origin, its history and philosophical underpinnings, and an explanation of the different branches of aikido.