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By Walther von Krenner,Kenneth Jeremiah,Mark Wiley

Atemi: The Thunder and Lightning of Aikidorevisits the resource of the paintings through educating the notable tools that made Ueshiba’s suggestions so potent. this is often the main finished textual content on impressive in Aikido, and it starts off with the concept that moves shouldn't be skipped over in sleek dojo. It explores the typical (yet improper) thought of atemi as a secondary element of Aikido, and argues that such an concept is wrong, in view that O-Sensei’s personal teachings exhibit that amazing is the very middle of the paintings.

The authors describe via significant and particular examples and transparent pictures, how atemi is utilized in Aikido pins and throws whereas nonetheless holding with the actual philosophy of the artwork. the adventure keeps as they then show how Ueshiba Morihei and a few of his most crucial scholars considered atemi and procedure as one, rather than separate elements of the paintings.

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 how one can improve inner energy, that are channeled into Aikido’s strong moves. Atemi: The Thunder and Lightning of Aikido offers an intensive clarification of O-Sensei’s teachings and means that many practitioners have in basic terms scratched the skin of the art’s real nature.

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