This is a three DVD set with both demonstration and lecture material. It is less a technique video than an exposition of the principles of both Aikido empty hand and sword work. This set should be of interest to students of Aikido at all levels, the principles demonstrated apply to all Aikido technique regardless of style.
DVD 1: Entering principles of aiki
DVD 2: Ikkyo in detail
DVD 3: Ryotetori & aiki
Sword technique in detail
George Ledyard began his aikido studies in the late 1970's under Mitsugi Saotome and has continued training under his guidance ever since he is the chief instructor of Aikido Eastside and a founding member of the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba.