Aikido Terminology - An Essential Reference Tool in Both English and Japanese

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Lulu.com, Dec 1, 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 96 pages
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Aikido Terminology - An Essential Reference Tool In Both English and Japanese, is the most comprehensive Aikido Terminology book currently in existence. It includes a description of all fundamental Aikido terms, the Japanese kanji characters as used in Aikido, their meaning, a phonetic guide and cross-reference to a kanji guidebook for those who wish to study further. The body of text is conveniently broken down into logical categories: stances, grasps, strikes, falls & rolls, fundamental techniques, various Aikido actions, body parts, weapons, Aiki-wear, ranks, special training and miscellaneous items. Most importantly, all terms are quickly and conveniently referenced by two complete indexes located at the end of the book. The result is the most useful Aikido Terminology book on the market. It is an indispensable tool for all practitioners of Aikido. Enjoy.
 

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Contents

Introduction чошдд Special Thanks
4
How To Use This Book
5
Explanation ofthe Kanji Pages Chapter 1 The terrns Aikido Aikido Practitioner Chapter 2 Stances
11
Grasps
17
Basic Strikes
25
Basic Falls and Rolls
31
Fundamental Techniques
33
Aikido Actions
41
Part ofthe Body
51
Weapons AikiWear Ranks Special Training Chapter 10 People
61
Places
67
Miscellaneous
71
Index
82
Credits
90
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