Morihei Ueshiba’s 1938 Training Manual: “A Guide to Technical Excellence!”

“Morihei Ueshiba’s 1938 Training Manual:
A Guide to Technical Excellence!”

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Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba in Ayabe c. 1933

Morihiro Saito, 9th dan, explaining and demonstrating all of the 50 techniques from “Budo”

Images of Morihei Ueshiba from the Noma Dojo collection taken in 1936,
two years before the publication of “Budo”. Courtesy of Marius V

The ubiquitous use of atemi, strikes to vital points, in “Budo”

The proper execution of shihonage, the four-direction throw, demonstrated by Morihei

Morihei’s innovative iriminage, the entering throw

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TODAY IS THE LAST DAY OF THIS WEEK’S SPECIAL OFFER

Aikido Journal has created a definitive set of 3 downloadable source materials that thoroughly document Morihei Ueshiba’s 1938 Training Manual titled “Budo.” This set includes (1) Morihiro Saito’s 43-minute video recreating all of the 50 techniques of “Budo” in high resolution, (2) Saito Sensei’s illustrated textbook titled “Budo: Commentary on Morihei Ueshiba’s 1938 Training Manual” in PDF format, and (3) a PDF facsimile copy of the original Japanese book. This special offer is available only through Saturday, April 20, for the discounted price of $24.95.

For those who prefer to receive the physical editions of these products, we offer a hard copy of “Takemusu Aikido Special Edition – Commentary on Morihei Ueshiba’s 1938 Training Manual,” and Morihiro Saito Sensei’s “Budo” DVD, a detailed analysis of each of “Budo” 50 techniques. The set price for these two products shipped to you is $34.95.

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