Aikido for Life

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North Atlantic Books, 1990 - Sports & Recreation - 110 pages
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A teacher's guide for instructing beginners of Aikido--this book appeals to the new beginner and experienced student alike. Nippon Kan was established in 1980 as a center for Denver residents to experience Japanese culture. The center has since served more than 6,000 studetns wit hits variety of classes, but its core is still Aikido. Thousands of students have benfitted from Gaku Homma's form of dynamic Aikido.

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I had considered taking an introductory Aikido class at Nippon Kan Aikido in Denver and "Aikido for Life" was written by the main instructor.


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About the author (1990)

Gaku Homma, founder and chief instructor of Nippon Kan, is the author of Aikido Sketch Diary, The Folk Art of Japanese Country Cooking, and Children and the Martial Arts: An Aikido Point of View. He has practiced under Morihei Ueshiba, the founder of Aikido, as well as other high-ranking instructors.

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