Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere: An Illustrated Introduction
ISBN/ASIN: 0804832846,9780804832847 | 2001 | English | epub | 375/0 pages | 8.57 Mb
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing | Author: Adele Westbrook, Oscar Ratti | Edition: First Edition
Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere: An Illustrated Introduction provides a complete foundation in the practice of this distinctive and effective art. To possess the skills, techniques and attitude of the true practitioner of aikido, one must achieve a very high level of integration of the powers of mind and body, the harmonious combination of physical means and ethical motives. By controlling body position and learning how to harmonize vital physical and mental powers, anyone (regardless of size, strength or weight) can fend off attacks using this sophisticated martial art.
Written and illustrated by husband/wife team, Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook, Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere, with over 1,200 illustrations, includes chapters such as: What is Aikido?The Foundations of AikidoThe Practice of AikidoThe Basic Techniques of NeutralizationAdvanced Practiceand more!