Kensho Furuya is the instructor at the Aikido Center of Los Angeles and is also involved in Iaido, sword collecting, and zazen (seated meditation). Furuya instructs this comprehensive 9 volume set in clear, concise, native English.
Vol 1: General Introduction to Aikido & Aikido Techniques; Principle of Entering (Irimi) and Turning (Tenkan); The Practice Uniform; The Meaning of Practice
Vol 2: Basic Techniques; Throwing & Joint Techniques; Ikkyo; Nikyo; Sankyo; Yonkyo; Gokyo
Vol 3: Committment & Perserverence; Ukemi: Breakfalling Technique; More Basic Techniques & Freestyle Applications; Principle of Tenshin (Turning Back); Ki-Vital Energy; Breathing
Vol 4: Katate-tori; Ryote-mochi; Ryote-dori: Two-hand Grip; Reigi Saho: Etiquette In The Dojo; Koshinage: Hip Throwing Techniques
Vol 5: Beginning Practice; Going With The Flow; Suwari-waza Basic Techniques; Gokyo & Knife Techniques; Hanmi-handachi: Sitting-standing Technique; Kokyu Dosa; Kata-dori: Shoulder/Lapel Grab; Negotiating Multiple Attackers; Against 5-man Free Style
Vol 6: Tsuki: Strikes & Punches; Yokomenuchi: Strikes From the Side
Vol 7: Shomenuchi: Direct Strikes; Ushiro-waza: Attacks From Behind; Ushiro Katatetori Kubishime: Chokes; Ushiro Ryote-dori: Hands From Behind; Ushiro Ryohiji-dori: Elbows From Behind; Ushiro Ryokata-dori: Shoulders From Behind
Vol 8: Atemi-waza: Defensive Striking Techniques; Defense Against Kicks; Tanto-tori: Defense Against Knife Attack; Aiki-Kan: Fundamentals of Aiki Sword
Vol 9: Jo: Staff Fundamentals; Black Belt Examination Requirements
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