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Old 01-03-2013, 11:40 AM   #28
Dojo: Sakumeikan N.E. Aikkai .Newcastle upon Tyne.
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Re: If you could buy just ONE book about Aikido techniques, what would it be?

Michael Hacker wrote: View Post
Anything by Bruce Tegner.
Dear Michael.
Books by Bruce Tegner are classics.So well illustrated eg.How to stop a mad guy from splitting you in two with a immense axe or crushing a dogs rib cage[was the dog mad? answer the dog was not very pleased]Old joke.I have an original red book by this early pioneer of japanese mayhem.I wolud not part with it for love nor money [well maybe 10 dollars or a peck o the cheek might persuade me otherwise].
My own favourie book on Aikido is the book by Tamura Sensei written in french.Superb.Aido in daily life , by Tohei Sensei is imo excellent. Cheers, joe.
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