Recommended Reading


The Art of Peace by Morihei Ueshiba

Aikido and The Dynamic Sphere by Adele Westbrook and Oscar Ratti

The Aikido Student Handbook: A Guide to the Philosophy, Spirit, Etiquette and Training Methods of Aikido by Greg O’Connor

Aikido In Everyday Life: Giving In To Get Your Way by Terry Dobson and Victor Miller

Ultimate Aikido: Secrets of Self-Defense and Inner Power by Yoshimitsu Yamada and Steven Pimsler

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice by Shunryu Suzuki and Trudy Dixon

Articles & Essays
Reflections on Friday Morning by Richard Morrison