Ki Aikido on Maui: A Training Manual (3rd Edition) by Chris Curtis (Preowned)

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The principles of Ki Aikido, as taught by Master Koichi Tohei, head of the International Ki Society, form the basis of this 186-page training manual. Points covered range from training with weapons to proper etiquette in the dojo and how to fold a hakama. Chapters include Ki Breathing and Meditation, Ki Development Exercises, Taigi arts (30 series) both weaponless and with the bokken and jo, Training with Water, Misogi, Kiatsu, and much more. Infused the the wisdom of both Tohei Sensei and Maui Ki-Aikido founder Shinichi Suzuki Sensei, the book is highly useful to Aikido students world-wide.

About the Author

Christopher Curtis Sensei (Hachidan, Okuden, Lecturer, and Special Examiner) Head Instructor - Maui Ki Aikido Chief Instructor - Hawaii Ki Federation Ki Society Advisor - Europe Ki Federation Curtis Sensei's first encounter with Aikido was in 1968, with then student of Koichi Tohei Sensei, Yoshimitsu Yamada Sensei, in New York City. After attending a three-year meditation retreat, Sensei began training with his teachers Koichi Tohei Sensei (Japan) and Shinichi Suzuki Sensei (Maui) in 1974. Curtis Sensei served as Suzuki Sensei's otomo for many years, accompanying him as he traveled to attend and teach seminars in Japan, the United States, South America, and Europe. Curtis Sensei now teaches regularly at Maui Ki-Aikido, and continues to travel and teach Aikido and Ki Principles in Europe, Russia, the United States, and throughout Hawaii. In 2004, Curtis Sensei was appointed as the official Ki Society representative for the Ki Society groups training in Europe, and in 2018 the Europe Ki Federation was established, bringing all Ki Society dojo in Europe together as one. He has authored another book on Aikido, addressing the practice of Ki-Aikido in daily life, called "Letting Go".

188 pages

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