Thread: Women in Aikido
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Old 03-20-2002, 09:12 AM   #8
Bruce Baker
Dojo: LBI Aikikai/LBI ,NJ
Location: Barnegaat, NJ
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women in Aikido/ resources post


An Outline of Chinese Acupuncture
Chan's Corp/ Monterey Park, CA (1983)

Essentials in Chinese Acupuncture
Pergamon Press LTD/ Elmsford, NY (1981)

Kyusho-Jitsu: The Dillman Method of Pressure Point Fighting/ Dillman Karate International/Reading, PA (1992)

Morehei Ueshiba/ Budo:Teachings of the Founder of Aikido/ Kodansha International/ Tokyo, (1991)

Reading the Body: Ohashi's Book of Oriental Diagnosis/ Wataru Ohashi with Tom Monte/ Areana Books/ New York (1991)

Dr. Jwing Ming Yang/ YMAA publication center/ 4354 Washington Street/ Roslindale, MA
(About forty books and forty video on Kung Fu/ Chin-NA/ Qigong etc... )

My library has most of John Stevens books, and other text and video of many of O'Sensei's students. If you start to study the many teachers who were students of O'Sensei, don't forget to find the video with Hikisuchi, Michio sensei in Iwama, video make in 1988. Saito Sensei, the protector of Iwama, comes to teach in America, west coast mostly.

Many books eventually relate to pressure points, manipulation, and use of Chi/Ki. If you see simular uses of these things in Aikido, don't be surprised.

Right now, there is no definitive book of Chi/Ki differentiation for men and women, but with all the studies going on, something should come out soon.
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