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Total Aikido: The Master Course (Bushido--The Way of the Warrior)

Total Aikido: The Master Course (Bushido--The Way of the Warrior) - Gozo Shioda, David Rubens, Yasuhisa Shioda Gozo Shioda was one of the first students of the founder of Aikido, who started his own dojo and style before the war and before Ueshiba got a revelation that made the aikikai style more rounded and soft. The Yoshinkan school of Shioda attracted more people who wanted to use practical aikido in their (often more violent) daily life. Shioda trained the Tokyo Metropolitan Police and his style became known as Police Aikido, based on the more linear style and harder application.

Recommended for aikidoka who enjoy a more practical application of their martial art.