Book Review: A Dictionary of the Martial Arts

Louis Frederic. Translator and editor Paul Crompton. Charles E Tuttle Company Inc., 1998 An exceptional reference book that covers a large number of martial arts with line drawings to illustrate … Read more

Book Review: Centre: The Power of Aikido

Ron Meyer and Mark Reeder. Frog Ltd, 2000 This book employs a question-and-answer format and covers 9 key areas from power to connection right through to spiraling ending up with … Read more

Book Review: Aikido for Self Discovery

Stan Wrobel, PHD. Llewellyn Publications, 2001 This book talks about entering, harmony and internal energy and the sensory nature of these concepts. At the time of writing this book the … Read more

Book Review: The Book of the Samurai-Hagakure

Yamamoto Tsunetomo – translated by William Scott Wilson. Kodunsha International, 1979 The author Yamamoto Tsunetomo was a samurai who never engaged in warfare. The book was completed by a younger … Read more