By Walther von Krenner,Kenneth Jeremiah,Mark Wiley
Atemi: The Thunder and Lightning of Aikidorevisits the resource of the artwork via educating the impressive tools that made Ueshiba’s innovations so powerful. this is often the main complete textual content on impressive in Aikido, and it starts off with the thought that moves shouldn't be omitted in smooth dojo. It explores the typical (yet incorrect) proposal of atemi as a secondary point of Aikido, and argues that such an concept is inaccurate, when you consider that O-Sensei’s personal teachings show that outstanding is the very center of the paintings.
The authors describe via superb and particular examples and transparent photos, how atemi is utilized in Aikido pins and throws whereas nonetheless retaining with the actual philosophy of the paintings. the adventure keeps as they then reveal how Ueshiba Morihei and a few of his most vital scholars seen atemi and process as one, rather than separate elements of the artwork.
The textual content is split into 3 sections: Shodan (beginner’s level), Chudan (intermediate level), and Jodan (advanced level). the ultimate chapters recommend ways in which O-Sensei taught his scholars tips on how to boost inner strength, which might be channeled into Aikido’s strong moves. Atemi: The Thunder and Lightning of Aikido provides an intensive clarification of O-Sensei’s teachings and means that many practitioners have merely scratched the skin of the art’s actual nature.
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Atemi: The Lightning and Thunder of Aikido by Walther von Krenner,Kenneth Jeremiah,Mark Wiley