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

Rubare la Tecnica

di ELLIS AMDUR - Qualsiasi esperto di scienza dello sport moderno rabbrividirebbe davanti alla metodologia didattica delle tradizioni classiche. Il metodo tradizionale è spesso indicato come waza o nusumu ("rubare la tecnica"). Potrebbe anche essere definito "apprendimento per osmosi"