|Author||Morihiro Saito and Stanley A. Pranin and Sonoko Tanaka|
Takemusu Aikido, Volume 4: Kokyunage is the fourth volume of a comprehensive technical series covering the aikido of the Founder Morihei Ueshiba, as taught in Iwama, Ibaragi Prefecture following World War II. This manual presents somes 80 variations of kokyunage, among the most important techniques in the aikido curriculum. Bilingual, Japanese and English.
Volume 4 is profusely illustrated with more than 450 photos and includes step-by-step explanations of each technique. The contents of this volume include kokyunage techniques executed from the following attacks:
78 techniques: shomenuchi (5 techniques), yokomenuchi (7 techniques), katatedori (11 techniques), ryotedori (8 techniques), morotedori (6 techniques), sodeguchidori (3 techniques), sodedori (2 techniques), munadori (5 techniques), katadori (2 techniques), tsuki (9 techniques), kosadori (3 techniques), ryoerijime (3 techniques), ushiro attacks (14 techniques)