Aikido Terminology - An Essential Reference Tool In Both English and Japanese, is the most comprehensive Aikido Terminology book currently in existence. It includes a description of all fundamental Aikido terms, the Japanese kanji characters as used in Aikido, their meaning, a phonetic guide and cross-reference to a kanji guidebook for those who wish to study further. The body of text is conveniently broken down into logical categories: stances, grasps, strikes, falls & rolls, fundamental techniques, various Aikido actions, body parts, weapons, Aiki-wear, ranks, special training and miscellaneous items. Most importantly, all terms are quickly and conveniently referenced by two complete indexes located at the end of the book. The result is the most useful Aikido Terminology book on the market. It is an indispensable tool for all practitioners of Aikido. Enjoy.