Aikido: The Way of Harmony
This definitive, profusely illustrated manual covers the essential elements of the philosophy and practice of Aikido, the Japanese martial art that has been embraced by modern psychology and many Western bodywork therapies. Useful to the beginner and experienced practitioner alike, the book details the traditional methods and techniques of Shirata Rinjiro, of whom John Stevens is a principal student. Noted for the precise execution of a wide range of techniques and an emphasis on Aikido as a spiritual path, Shirata Sensei's teachings exemplify the way of the warrior: superior technical prowess combined with profound spiritual insight. In addition to photographs and descriptions of all the important Aikido techniques, Stevens recounts interesting and lively anecdotes about the history of Aikido and its founder, Ueshiba Morihei, who developed it from a martial art into a spiritual discipline. A biography of Shirata Sensei, complete with his reflections on sixty years of Aikido practice, is also included. Book jacket.
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Aikido: The Way of Harmony Aiki News Japan ... Aikido: The Way of Harmony. John Stevens; Shambhala Publications Inc, Boston (1984); ISBN 0394714261 ...
aiki and aikido books and references
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Aikido World Journal - Interview with John Stevens, Page 2
This followed by breath-mediation (as described in the book AIKIDO: THE WAY OF HARMONY). Then there is kototama chanting. Prior to actual training one needs ...
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Craig Bina's Aikido Reading List
Aikido: The Way of Harmony. Shambhala: Boston, 1985. (Illustrated introduction to Aikido practice and technique.) Stevens, John. The Secrets of Aikido. ...
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John Stevens. John Stevens, b. 1947, (7th dan, Aikikai; Professor of Buddhist Studies, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan) is the world's leading author on ...
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A short story of Ueshiba Morihei And his philosophy of life ...
Ueshiba Morihei changed the name Aiki-Budo to Aikido. The Way of harmony and spirit. As an effect of the War Morihei decided that Aikido should be spread ...
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Ei, pessoal! Estamos começando esta discussão para conversarmos sobre a publicação AIKIDO - THE WAY OF HARMONY, de John Stevens. Se você já leu, ...
John Stevens : AIKIDO, The Way of Harmony. 1985. Kanemoto Sunadomari : Founder of Aikido Ueshiba Morihei : 1969. Kisshomaru Ueshiba : The Spirit of Aikido. ...
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