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The Spirit of Aikido

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Published by Kodansha International .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oriental martial arts,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Martial Arts - Aikido,
  • Sports & Recreation / Martial Arts & Self-Defense,
  • Martial Arts & Self-Defense

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8333250M
ISBN 100870118501
ISBN 109780870118500

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Aug 30,  · Kisshomaru Ueshiba (), is regarded as a man who embodied the spirit of aikido, as inherited from his father, Morihei Ueshiba, akido’s founder. The Spirit of Aikido is his masterpiece, and regarded as a seminal work on the discipline, and on martial arts in general.4/5(2). Jan 25,  · Aikido--a modern Japanese martial art unique in its synthesis of classic forms with a well-defined spiritual base--offers a key to the art of living naturally and unselfishly in a complicated world. This book explains it in reference to the founder's philosophy of mind--and action.5/5(3). The Spirit of Aikido by Kisshomaru Ueshiba In this book, Kisshomaru Ueshiba, the previous doshu of aikido, presents some of the principles and philosophy of aikido, in a clear and concise tonyasgaapartments.comality: Swedish. Kisshomaru Ueshiba (), is regarded as a man who embodied the spirit of aikido, as inherited from his father, Morihei Ueshiba, akido's founder. The Spirit of Aikido is his masterpiece, and regarded as a seminal work on the discipline, and on martial arts in general.

The Aikido ideal of 'polishing one's mind and body to foster a spirit of harmony' has struck a common chord among the peoples of the world. This book was written by Kisshomaru Ueshiba, the son of the founder of Aikido. The Spiritual Foundations of Aikido is the first book by a leading American aikido teacher to examine how this twentieth-century martial art sprang forth from the ancient spiritual traditions of Japan. William Gleason, a fifth-degree black belt, offers a lucid commentary on the teachings of Morihei Ueshiba, the founder of tonyasgaapartments.com by: Aug 13,  · This book was composed by Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Morihei's son and successor as the Second Aikido Doshu (the person who embodies the spirit of Aikido as inherited from the founder and is its living symbol). Morihei himself taught Aikido in archaic, esoteric language, and limited his instruction to a select tonyasgaapartments.com by: 6. It is my belief that these principles have universal validity, and the spirit behind Aikido techniques should be even more widely disseminated. This book is not merely a technical manual. Such manuals only describe the outer form of Aikido. In this book, Aikido is presented as a Cited by: 1.

The Spirit of Aikido. Kisshomaru Ueshiba, the son of the founder of modern aikido and an authority on the martial art aikido, illustrates in this text the basic aikido movements and explains the central philosophy of unity of mind and body. Aiki is the power of harmony, of all beings, all things working together. Kisshomaru Ueshiba is the author of The Spirit of Aikido ( avg rating, ratings, 23 reviews, published ), Aikido ( avg rating, 90 ratings, Home My Books/5. Aikido--a modern Japanese martial art unique in its synthesis of classic forms with a well-defined spiritual base--offers a key to the art of living naturally and unselfishly in a complicated. Nov 16,  · 'Spirit of Aikido' is a small volume written by the (then) Doshu Kisshomaru Ueshiba which looks at the philosophy and development of Aikido. It looks at how O Sensei founded the art and on what ideas he based his training/5(9).