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Old 05-09-2010, 11:32 PM   #12
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Re: Essential reading for internal skills (aiki) training

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Niall Matthews wrote: View Post
My first aikido teacher told me there were no good books on aikido and he gave me Zen in the Art of Archery by Eugen Herrigel and I still have it. I really liked it (and by chance just a couple of days ago I happened to mention it to someone on here). This is the Wikipedia link.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zen_in_the_Art_of_Archery
You should read this for a different perspective. http://www.nanzan-u.ac.jp/SHUBUNKEN/...rs/pdf/586.pdf

Ignatius
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