Evolution, Ki, and the Aikidoka's Axis

McKenna, Marjean
January 2009
Contact Quarterly;Winter/Spring2009, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p16
The article offers information on aikido, a kind of body movement used in the field of martial arts. It provides a discussion on the different parts of the human body that are involved in the movement, which include primary axis, limbs and vertical axis. The elements of aikido and information on how to carry out the aikido roll are presented. In addition, a glossary of terms related to aikido is given.


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