Aikido: The Complete Basic Techniques
In Aikido: The Complete Basic Techniques, Gozo Shioda, renowned master and teacher as well as the top student of modern Aikido's founder, offers lucid and detailed explanations of all of the most important basic Aikido techniques. He demonstrates how the Basic Exercises that form the core teachings of Aikdo will help the practitioner develop physical focus, and will teach him how to harness that focus for wider practical applications.
The book deals primarily with the Basic Throws that one learns in the early stages of Aikido practice and is based on a revised edition of an earlier Japanese textbook that has never before been for sale to the public. This updated English version includes a wealth of rare photographs of the author demonstrating the techniques, as well as a new section on Practical Application. A new Foreword has been written by the author's son, Yasuhisa Shioda, in which he discusses the universality of Aikido and its emphasis on defense over attack, which enables anyone, regardless of age, to practice it. This is one of Aikido's most appealing aspects, and it is the wish of both the author and his son that readers will find Aikido: The Complete Basic Techniques to be an invaluable study guide and source of inspiration.
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KIHON DOSA V MMV Basic Exercises 20
SUWARIWAZA Throws that start from the kneeling position 30
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Aikido aim a backhanded Apply the finishing arm lock pin backhanded punch basic stance Body Check Type Bring your left Control arm lock Double Wrist Grasp facing your opponent forcing your opponent Forehead front foot Gozo Shioda grasp your opponent's grasps your left grasps your shirt IMPORTANT POINTS Katate-Mochi Kneeling Double Wrist left foot forward left hand left knee left shoulder left wrist lock your opponent's move oppo opponent grasps opponent stand facing opponent's arm opponent's elbow opponent's face opponent's hand opponent's left opponent's pull opponent's right arm opponent's right hand opponent's wrist palm pivot Put your weight right foot forward right knee rotating your right Second Control Type Shomen Uchi Shoulder Grasp Side Body Check Slide diagonally forward Slide forward slide your left Slide your right spinning your right stands right foot technique Third Control Type toes Transfer your weight turn your hips upper body wrist joint wrist lock Yokomen Uchi