AIKIDO nici na w for Life ww. *****. PROVER. Gaku Homma. North Atlantic Books , Berkeley, California. Nippon Kan, Denver, Colorado. WR. Aikido Nippon Kan Dojo and Founder Gaku Homma Sensei Aikido Volume 1, Aikido for Life, Children and the Martial Arts: An Aikido Point of View, and Aikido. Gaku Homma’s in-depth study of the relationship between Japanese Aikido for Life Published by North Atlantic Publishing, Berkeley, California;

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Very good, lots of good points made. Selected pages Title Page. To find additional information about Nippon Kan Headquarter Board members click below.

This dojo has grown into the largest aikido dojo in the Rocky Mountain region and is well known for its international uchi-deshi program. Rachel Vacek rated it it was amazing Feb 10, Views Read Edit View history.

Jun 27, Anthony rated it it was amazing. Aikido Nippon Kan offers 16 classes a week, instructed by myself or and my highly trained staff.

Want to Read saving…. Open Preview See a Problem? Oct 23, Carlos rated it it was amazing Recommended to Carlos by: Andrew rated it really liked it Nov 16, An Aikido Point of View. It is not a static art, but places hmoma emphasis on motion and dynamics of movement. He has been involved in Aikido movement in Japan and is now teaching Aikido in Denver. He also goes in some detail explaining the theory of Aikido.


According to Homma, at the age of 14, he was sent by his father to train in Iwama under aikido founder Ueshiba Morihei. It did not become generally popular until after World War II.

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homms Do we bow to the master, flags or the wall? Preview — Aikido for Life by Gaku Homma. All instruction is given under close supervision and is delivered with patience, kindness and humor. The center has since served more than 6, studetns wit hits variety of classes, If you are looking for a good book on the subject of Aikido I can recommend The Spirit of Aikidowhich was written by the son of the founder.

Bernard rated it really liked it Jul 28, Rather, it explains how Aikido can help develop not only healthy bodies but a positive approach to life as well. I also served as his last live-in student. Return to Book Page.

Aikido for Life

There are some philosophical aspects as well as techniques. At that time, Aikido was a new martial art.


Unique to Nippon Kan is a focus on community service, and to date Homma Sensei and Nippon Kan students have served over76, meals to those in need in Denver in over 24 years of monthly meal service. A teacher’s guide for instructing beginners of Aikido–this book appeals to the new beginner and experienced student alike. Hmoma my studies in Japan, I have been practicing Aikido for more than 50 years.

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Megan rated it really liked it May 07, Jan 11, Michael Sharp rated it really liked it. How can one explain to you something that you can not see? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Nippon Kan was established in as a center for Denver residents to experience Japanese culture. All students are trained to help each other, focusing on cooperation as a successful tool for learning.