This is a good book for the beginner and although has some ideas from Best Aikido 1 & 2, it also follows on very nicely from what those have to teach. It answers most questions and demonstrates the fundemental techniques. It is one to refer back to after/or just before a class. I recommend the first part, as well as the second installment of Best Aikido, they are both as good as this and combined make and excellent aikido reference.
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