Suggested Readings



 1. The Spirit of Aikido  by Kisshomaru Ueshiba

 2. The Principles of Aikido  by Mitsugi Saotome

 3.  Aikido and the Way of Harmony  by John Stevens

 4. Ki in Daily Life  by Koichi Tohei

 5. Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere  by A. Westbrook and O. Ratti

 6. It's Alot Like Dancing: An Aikido Journey  by Terry Dobson

 7. In the Dojo  by Dave Lowry (recommended for new students)

 8.  The Sword and the Brush  by Dave Lowry

 9. Moving Towards Stillness  by Dave Lowry

 10. Autumn Lightning  by Dave Lowry

 11.  Persimmon Wind  by Dave Lowry

 12. Kodo: Ancient Ways  by Kensho Furuya

 13. Japanese Swordsmanship  by Gordon Wagner and Don F. Draeger

 14. Zen and Japanese Culture  by T.D. Suzuki


Useful Web Sites


1. Aikido Journal