Thread: Aikido Books
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Old 02-02-2004, 11:32 AM   #20
Robert Bodine
Dojo: no longer practicing
Location: Atlanta
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 7
I recently read an advanced copy of Linden Sensei's new book, On Mastering Aikido, and wish he had written it about twenty years ago when it would have done me some good. I don't know when it will be available, but I do know that is taking advanced orders.

Be warned, you will probably not like everything he says. I didn't, yet cannot fault him his Westernization of the Principles. He is dead on in that, and it is the only Aikido book I have ever read that I enjoyed as a book. Most read like math textbooks. He wrote this in dialog and it is very rich in living detail. I trained with him years ago in a seminar and even though I can't say I really favor him, he has a strong personality, it is a terrific Aikido book.

Last edited by Robert Bodine : 02-02-2004 at 11:35 AM.

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