Aikido Weapons Techniques: The Wooden Sword, Stick and Knife of Aikido

Aikido Weapons Techniques: The Wooden Sword, Stick and Knife of Aikido

by Phong Thong Dang, Lynn Seiser

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9784805314296
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/2017
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 434,883
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.01(d)

About the Author

Phong Thong Dang holds a sixth-degree black belt in Aikido, a sixth-degree black belt in Taekwondo, a fifth-degree black belt in Judo, and an eighth-degree black belt in Vietnamese Shaolin Kungfu. The World Martial Arts Hall of Fame inducted Phong twice: once for his expertise in Aikido and again for his lifelong dedication to the martial arts. He has been featured in Karate Illustrated, Aikido Journal, Aikido Today, Martial Arts and Combat Sports and Black Belt. He has practiced martial arts for over fifty years and currently teaches in southern California.

Lynn Seiser is an internationally respected psychotherapist, consultant and trainer. Seiser has over three decades of martial arts training and experience. He currently holds the rank of Sandan (third-degree black belt) in Tenshinkai Aikido under Sensei Phong Thong Dang.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments and Appreciation 7

Introduction 8

Chapter 1 Kihon: Basics and Fundamentals 15

Chapter 2 Boken: Wooden Sword 29

Chapter 3 Jo: Wooden Staff 69

Chapter 4 Tanto: Wooden Knife 103

Chapter 5 Zanshin: A Lingering Connection 127

Glossary 134

References, Resources, and Recommendations 139

About the Authors 142

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