Aikido is a martial art with the goal of defending oneself while also protecting an attacker from injury. Young Samurai Training Workbook helps students of aikido learn terminology, history, and more through matching, coloring, mazes, and crossword puzzle. Special challenges for each of the seven virtues of the samurai (courage, honor, integrity, sincerity, respect, loyalty & compassion) promote mental and spiritual development in the tradition of budo.
“Aikido for Kids” features Aikido 4th Degree Black Belt, Elmer Tancinco, as he walks you through all the stages of learning Aikido. This Vook features 8 amazing videos that teach you everything from How To Roll Properly to How To Defend Against A Grabbing Attack. If you have ever wished you could learn the ancient martial art of Aikido, this Vook is for you.
Though there are some techniques covered in this book, most of it–like O’Connor’s “Student Handbook”– is designed to present the beginner, in this case young people, with answers to questions such as what is Aikido, etiquette, warms ups, blending exercises, and a Note to Parents. The authors trained in Saotome’s school and have taught kids classes for many years.