Aiki-Jujutsu: Mixed Martial Art of the Samurai by Cary Nemeroff

By Cary Nemeroff

Essential examining for practitioners and teachers of combined martial arts

Using step by step images and textual content, the writer, a tenth Dan, demonstrates tips on how to practice the throws, hand moves, grappling/groundwork maneuvers, blocks, break-falls, kicks, and sword-disarming suggestions of the entire Aiki-Jujutsu process, together with Kempo-Jutsu, Aiki-Jutsu, and Ju-Jutsu. He additionally offers a concise background of the options and structures surrounding Aiki-Jujutsu's improvement, similar to Budo and Bujutsu, allowing the practitioner to realize a extra accomplished figuring out of the paintings. This ebook will entice somebody combined martial arts or the conventional Asian martial arts, and people who search to profit extra in regards to the suggestions, philosophy, and historical past of the battling arts of the Samurai.

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XIII OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES In 1974 the IOC awarded the XIII Winter Games to Lake Placid for the second time. Lake Placid first hosted the Games back in 1932. The organizers had to cope with a lack of snow and with moving enormous crowds to and from a small town of 3,000 inhabitants. People were sometimes forced to wait hours for shuttle buses to take them to venues. Many athletes considered the Olympic village too confined; after the Games it would actually be used as a prison for young offenders.

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