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Comprehensive Self-Defence

Hardcover Photo
Hardcover Photo

This is not strictly an Aikido book, but does have an Aikido component, along with Judo and Karate, and much information common to most Japanese arts, and known to aikidoka. It is a presentation of the practical aspects of these arts, and their use in real-world self-defense situations. First published in the UK in 1967, and later released in the US (1975) by Emerson Books.

  • Publisher: Emerson Books
  • Publication Year: 1967, 1975
  • ISBN-10:  None
  • ISBN-13:  None
  • ASIN:  B0007ECDV8
  • Pages: 175
  • Available Bindings: Hardcover

Budo Aikido: Kukyu Training Manual

Paperback Cover Photo
Paperback Cover Photo

This book is the basic curriculum for “kukyu” rank in “Budo Aikido”, which seems to be a system comprised of elements of Aikido, Karate. JuJitsu and Judo (primarily Karate, it appears). Included are descriptions of warmups and stretching, and some basic techniques.

  • Publisher: Budo Aikido Association
  • Publication Year: 1983
  • ISBN-10:  None
  • ISBN-13:  None
  • Pages: 89
  • Available Bindings: Paperback