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Old 10-17-2002, 12:15 PM   #1
Location: Connecticut
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 37
Visual documentation / explaination of technique

Feel free to completly flame me if I'm posting in the wrong forum and/or speaking about a FAQ, but I felt I should ask about this.

I think my potential problem stems from my thinking too much about footwork-handwork, etc. Well, that and my complete lack of physical training.

But, are there any visual representations of the techniques out there? Best I can describe it is like... step by step drawn characters. I vaugly remember seeing something like this before, but I'm not sure. (That's why it's a foggy memory. )

Do I make sense?

I guess, sometimes when I think about things or watch a demonstration I find it hard to take what I see, invert it and apply it to what my hands should be doing.

Again, lack of training.

I also thought it'd be fun to look at some pictures on lunch break.

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Old 10-17-2002, 12:31 PM   #2
Hanna B
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 647
Lots of books out there. Ask people in your dojo, so you don't end up with a book of another technical direction than that of your teachers.

Oh, and you sound like a perfectly normal newbie to me. You'll learn how to dissect the technique ou see into portions you know.

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Old 10-17-2002, 02:29 PM   #3
Dojo: Baltimore Aikido
Location: Maryland
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 123

I'm an ASU guy myself, but one of the best books as far as step by step photographic representations of technique that I have found is Total Aikido by Gozo Shioda (Yoshinkan) Excellent photographs from the most beneficial angles. I don't know what flavour of Aikido you do, and the Yoshinkan stuff is pretty specific as far as how they do techniques, but I think over all it's a good representation of proper form in any style. Dynamic Aikido also by Shioda may be the same, but I've never looked at that one.
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Old 10-17-2002, 09:13 PM   #4
Dojo: Messores Sensei (Largo, Fl.)
Location: Florida
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 1,267
Re: Visual documentation / explaination of technique


Aikido In Training. Excellent. Videos, too.


The Saito and Nishio series. Excellent.

Don J. Modesto
St. Petersburg, Florida
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