Hanmi, Much More Than a Posture

by CARLO CAPRINO - As it is well known to those who have experience of how an apprenticeship in a craft workshop or training in a traditional school of arts (not necessarily martial) develops, very little time is spent to provide the apprentice with detailed verbal instructions. These are limited to some initial essential rudiments to avoid injury to oneself or others or damage to tools or material to be processed

Spiritual Teachings of Aikido

by PAOLO CORALLINI - Aikido study, regardless of the pedagogy followed or the “style” practised, requires a deep and constant application that may lead to achieving some technical skills, particularly when the student possesses the requisite attributes and sufficient talent. Unfortunately, many believe that to be good aikidoka is not necessary theoretical, spiritual, symbolic and cosmological knowledge of the Art