The Phenomenologist – Interview with Ellis Amdur

by SIMONE CHIERCHINI - Ellis Amdur is a renowned martial arts researcher and a teacher in two different surviving Koryu. His books on Aikido and Budo are considered unique in that he uses his personal, often shocking or outrageous, experiences as illustrations of the principles he writes about, but he is also backed by solid research and experience in the field. "The Phenomenologist" is no exception: it is a distillation of Ellis Amdur's thoughts, insights and opinions on Aikido and Budo. "The Phenomenologist" has achieved considerable success in its Italian version, also published by Aikido Italia Network Publishing. Here you can read an excerpt of the book, which can be ordered in its full version on amazon.com in both paper and Kindle format

Shoji Nishio e lo Yurusu Budo

di SHOJI NISHIO - Shoji Nishio fu uno dei più importanti allievi del dopoguerra del fondatore dell'Aikido Morihei Ueshiba. Nato nel 1927, entrò nell'Aikikai Hombu Dojo nel 1952, diventando uno dei primi studenti dell'era postbellica. Uomo dai molti talenti, Nishio fu anche un esperto praticante di Karate, Judo e Iaido. Vi presentiamo la versione italiana della prefazione di Aikido - Yurusu Budo, il suo famoso libro che offre uno sguardo completo sul Nishio Aikido, coprendo i principi chiave della sua arte