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Aikido basics / Sensei Phong Thong Dang, sixth-degree black belt aikikai, founder of Tenshinkai Akido ; Lynn Seiser, PhD, third-degree black belt tenshinkai aikido.

By: Dang, Phong Thong, 1940-.
Contributor(s): Seiser, Lynn, 1950- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: North Clarendon, Vermont : Tuttle Publishing, 2018Copyright date: ©2003Description: 188 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780804845878; 0804845875.Other title: Everything you need to get started in aikido -- from basic footwork and throws to training [Subtitle from cover:].Subject(s): AikidoDDC classification: 796.815/4
Contents:
Introduction -- Getting started -- Learning the basics -- Applying the basics -- The training session -- Making progress.
Summary: Are you planning to learn Aikido, but don't know where to begin? Are you looking for a teacher? Are you taking a class but confused by the unfamiliar terms used to describe the techniques? Aikido basics teaches you all the fundamentals of this martial art form in a clear and easy-to-understand manner.
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Get your aikido training off to a great start--from basic footwork and throws to training and demonstrations. This martial arts guide is a perfect introduction to aikido for beginners.

Are you planning to learn Aikido, but don't know where to begin? Are you looking for a teacher? Are you taking a class but confused by the unfamiliar terms used to describe the techniques?

This aikido book offers an easy, yet comprehensive introduction to everything you need to know to feel confident and be successful.

You'll learn about: The origins of aikido --its philosophy, history and techniques How to find a teacher and a class that is right for you Getting ready --what happens in a typical Aikido class? The essentials --stances, strikes, grabs, throws, and pins How to complement your aikido training with ki exercises, multiple-person training, and freestyle exercises How to succeed in Aikido -- how to create an effective training program, test for belt promotion, and participate in competitions and tournaments Resources to help you further develop your Aikido skills

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction -- Getting started -- Learning the basics -- Applying the basics -- The training session -- Making progress.

Are you planning to learn Aikido, but don't know where to begin? Are you looking for a teacher? Are you taking a class but confused by the unfamiliar terms used to describe the techniques? Aikido basics teaches you all the fundamentals of this martial art form in a clear and easy-to-understand manner.

In English.