AIKIDO nici na w for Life ww. *****. PROVER. Gaku Homma. North Atlantic Books , Berkeley, California. Nippon Kan, Denver, Colorado. WR. Aikido Nippon Kan Dojo and Founder Gaku Homma Sensei Aikido Volume 1, Aikido for Life, Children and the Martial Arts: An Aikido Point of View, and Aikido. Gaku Homma’s in-depth study of the relationship between Japanese Aikido for Life Published by North Atlantic Publishing, Berkeley, California;

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Dec 09, Jake Danishevsky rated it liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Return to Book Page. Ward rated it liked it Dec 31, Selected pages Title Page. The author expands on the idea of why do we bow when we enter the training hall.

Phil rated it really liked it Nov 04, My name is Gaku Homma. The book is similar in structure to the beginners fpr at Nippon Kan. Homma Sensei has been llfe by the United Nations, Colorado Governors, Mayors and City Council and many other leaders internationally for his humanitarian efforts around the world.


Overall the book is not bad and might be interesting to some, but for me even a small book as this one was dragging on and on. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Aikido for Life

Master Homma says that aside from previous explanations about the subject by various masters, Ki has no shape or color. This is a good source of info for beginners and those with experience. You have to only lief and experience it by yourself. The author gives various examples to relate Aikido to the everyday life.

Master Homma also explains Seiza. This is a wonderful little book that I expect to return to over and over again as the years go on. A teacher’s guide for instructing beginners of Aikido–this book appeals to the new beginner and experienced student alike.

A teacher’s guide for instructing beginners of Aikido–this book appeals to the new beginner and experienced student alike. At that time, Aikido was a new martial art. Open Preview See a Problem? Oct 23, Carlos rated it it was amazing Recommended to Carlos by: The book also has a variety of exercises to be able to move naturally.


The center has gaki served more than 6, studetns wit hits variety of classes, but its core is still Aikido. So, the book tries to explain that the front is where the opponent or a danger is. There is no front, because the practitioner has to see on all sides.

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North Atlantic Books Amazon. In that way, my path was probably not much different than yours! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Aikido For Life by Gaku Homma – Penguin Books Australia

My understanding improved some more in gray areas on etiquette and philosophy of Aikido. I’ll refer to it often. Aikido for Hom,a does not try to be simply an instructional manual. There is no opponent in Aikido as in other martial arts.