The Secret Teachings Of Aikido – Ueshiba. Product code: BOA £ (4 in stock). More of a philosophical exploration than a practical guide, this book will. Here’s a book review of “The Secret Teachings of Aikido” by Morihei Ueshiba and translated by John Stevens. In part, the reviewer writes, “The. About a year ago someone gave me a copy of [The Secret Teachings of.

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Discussion of how your aikido is progressing or not. Evanston IL Join Date: I know, it sounds kind of nuts – but if you look at what he said in the correct context he’s actually describing a very old, and very logical, training model and methodology.

Fabio Alves rated it really liked it Dec 11, I read a review on this site that said this book is more for practioners of od Ki Society, but Wecret disagree.

He increasingly grew disenchanted with the growing violence and militarism in his country and became part of a Shinto sec This is not a book of martial arts techniques, rather the spirit behind one system as presented techings its Founder. The Source for Aikido Information AikiWeb’s principal purpose is to serve the Internet community as a repository and dissemination point for aikido information.

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Even most students of Ueshiba didn’t really have the right background – which is why they expressed confusion.

It is not practice that makes perfect, it is correct practice that makes perfect.

Much of the background in based aukido Shinto scripture, namely the Kojiki, but the reader can still find an understanding of what Aikido is all about, and what Ueshiba Sama had intended, including seeking an end to violence, and making a new direction toward peace and understanding. The book includes many rare photos of the author – on both his techniques and his everyday life.


Please don’t post and run—Discuss!. Benjamin Greve rated it it was amazing Mar 11, Submit a new link. Basically this book is a collection of Ueshiba’s speeches that were edited mostly by Sadateru Arikawa and published in the hombu dojo tje Shimbun” over the years.

Registration is absolutely free and takes only a few minutes to complete so sign up today! Being far from the macho strutting crowd, and having long been interested in the spiritual side of Aikido, I have only recently been able to begin Aikido training.

Apr 21, Jonny rated it it was ok. Subscribe to Read More to find out about similar books.

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Ryan Coons rated it it was amazing Aug 15, Your subscription to Read More was successful. I wouldn’t shy away from inferring it’s more or less nuts.

As a secularist and with very little knowledge of Aikido this book did not really appeal to me. I would have liked to have been around O’Sensei to get a better feel for where he was at.

He also explains the essence of Takemusu aiki valorous force of procreation and harmony akiido, and Misogi the ritual of purifying oneself. Submit a new text post.


Interesting blog posts, aikido in-jokes, related movie scenes, comics. I didn’t understand a lot of what O’Sensei talked about, but I’m thankful that I’ve had a few years of training in a dojo that introduced me to the philosophy of the art before starting this book.


Is there more to be gleaned from this book which I am just failing to recognize? I’ve been trying to work in a nay for forever. Anyway, there’s a good bit of very solid technical information contained in what you are reading – but it’s a pain to dig out.

Books by Morihei Ueshiba. About a year ago someone gave me a copy of The Secret Teachings of Aikido. Aikido is the way to unifying the mind, body and secrett with the universe in order to spread love and make you and the world a better place.

Return to Book Page. Published April 1st by Kodansha first published February 29th Show Printable Version Email this Page. To ask other readers questions about The Secret Teachings of Aikidoplease sign up. Adam Bradford rated it liked it Apr 17, Want to add to the discussion? Mar 11, Magdalen Ophelie rated it it was ok.

Aikido evolved from the rich martial traditions of Japan, and was developed by Morihei Ueshiba based on their profound philosophies. In unique and incisive language, Ueshiba discusses the arcane aspects of Aikido’s aims and techniques, as well as the central importance of breathing, ki chiand Aikido’s relationship to the spirit and body – these form the very essence of Aikido.

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