Kodokan Goshinjutsu Performed by Tomiki Kenji Himself

Kodokan Goshinjutsu Performed by Tomiki Kenji Himself

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10.5cm 4"
1cm 0 1/2"
17.5cm 7"

Title Kodokan Goshinjutsu
Author Kenji Tomiki
Performed by Tomiki Sensei Himself
Publicatio year 1980s

Tomiki Sensei was a very famous Instructor of Judo. Also he was well versed in Aikido. He studied Aikido under Uesiba sensei when he was young.

The foreword says,"It is well-known that Kodokan Judo is based on traditional Jujutsu.Also,it is well-known that the techniques of Goshinjutsu has a great influence on Kodokan Kata."

Kenji Tomiki (1900?1979) is a Japanese aikido teacher and the founder of aikido style Shodokan, often referred to as Tomiki Aikido.

This book is the most famous book among his books and it is becoming hard-to-come by here in Japan.

Tomiki was one of the early students of the founder of aikido Morihei Ueshiba, and also of Jigoro Kano, the founder of judo. In 1925, the year he joined Morihei Ueshiba, he obtained 5th dan in judo. In 1929 he represented Miyagi Prefecture in the first judo tournament held in front of the Emperor - this tournament became the All Japan Tournament the following year. From 1936 till the end of the second world war he lived in Manchukuo (Manchuria) where he taught aikibudo (an early name for aikido) to the Kanton army and the Imperial Household Agency. In 1938 he became an assistant professor at Kenkoku University in Manchukuo. He went on to be awarded the first 8th dan in aikido (1942) and an 8th dan in judo. After returning from a three year internment by the Soviet Union, he taught both judo and aikido for many years at Waseda University. It was there that he formulated and expanded his theories concerning both kata based training methods and a particular form of free-style fighting which would put him at odds with much, but not all, of the aikido world.

This book has many photos.Even if you don't understand Japanese,you'll enjoy this book through mnay photos.

No Dust Jacket approx 144pages
approx 10cm x 17.5cm

If you are interested in Judo or Aikido, this book would be a great collection for you!

Slight yellowing and stains on the cover(stains on the front cover) and pages.But it is in very good condition overall.
Please see the photos to confirm the condition of this book.

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