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AIKI NO KATEI: The Curriculum of Aiki

(official handbooks of TAKESHIN AIKI-JU-JUTSU)

All our technical manuals are intended for student use and are self-published. The original manuals were 8.5 x 11 with spiral bindings. We have photocopied these and saved them to PDF to keep the price low. They contain a wealth of information in the form of illustrations and reproduced photographs, descriptions, and essays.
They will be emailed with a personal unlocking code.

Purchase one at a time or save more by buying all 8.


Aiki no KateiAIKI NO KATEI SET

8 volumes, 920 pages of Aiki Instruction at a Reduced Price!
AnK Set: HARDCOPY price was $139.00

PDF download price ONLY $49 for all 8 volumes. Aiki no Katei Set

Aiki-no-Katei: Volume 1 – Hachikyu and Shichikyu Waza

Hachikyu waza is basic wrist releases and pivoting. Topics include: 8 preliminaries, wrist exercises, stances and walking, 8 standing hachikyu techniques, and hachikyu suwari methods. Shichikyu waza are basic takedowns including ude-otosu odori (ikkyo) and kagi (nikyo) with variations. Topics include: 7 divisions of shichikyu techniques with variations, shichikyu suwari methods-105 pages.  AnK-1, HARDCOPY price was $18.00   

Sample of the Hachikyu DVD.

Sample of the Shichikyu DVD.

Aiki-no-Katei: Volume 2 – Rokkyu and Gokyu Waza

Rokkyu waza is the sister list to shichikyu. It continues the takedowns of shichikyu and includes kote hineri (sankyo) and tekubi osae/gyakon (yonkyo). Other topics include: 4 preliminaries, 8 divisions of rokkyu techniques. Gokyu level begins body throws like koshi nage and seoinage, throwing by locks (kote gaeshi, gyakon nage) as well as throws without body lifting or locks like aiki-ura-ude seoinage (ude-kime nage/tenbin nage) and aiki-seoinage-112 pages.  AnK-2, HARDCOPY price was $18.00

Sample of the Rokkyu DVD.

Sample of the Gokyu DVD.

Aiki-no-Katei: Volume 3 – Yonkyu Waza, & Sankyu, Nikyu,
Ikkyu Waza, Part I

Yonkyu level makes throws less physical and includes tobi nage (flying throws) also known as kokyu nage (air throws). Sankyu, nikyu, ikkyu level begins kicks and kick defenses and well as combinations and escapes from various attacks. Includes the essay SOLO AIKI KATA-103 pages.  AnK-3,HARDCOPY price was $18.00

Sample of Yonkyu DVD.

Sample of Sankyu/Nikyu/Ikkyu Requirements: Elegant Escapes.

Aiki-no-Katei: Volume 4 – Sankyu, Nikyu, Ikkyu Waza,
Part II, Shodan

The second part of sankyu, nikyu and ikkyu groups previous techniques by families, discusses form of entry, suwari and hanmi-hantachi variations, all of which prepares the student for shodan. Includes the essays THE AIKI UKE and AIKI KUMITE-99 pages.
AnK-4, HARDCOPY price was $18.00

Sample of Sankyu/Nikyu/Ikkyu Requirements: Aiki Combinations.

Sample of Sankyu/Nikyu/Ikkyu/Shodan Requirements: Aiki Freestyle.

Aiki-no-Katei: Volume 5 – Nidan Waza

Nidan and sandan waza specialize in variations of shodan waza, however, there is a special emphasis in nidan on ude-otosu-odori (ikkyo). New techniques include forms of kote hineri, kote gaeshi, tobi nage, tomoenage, and kaeshi waza. Nidan requirements include futari waza (defense vs. 2 people), bo and jo tori and jiyu kumite (randori). Includes the essay AIKI KUDEN-92 pages.  AnK-5, HARDCOPY price was $15.00

Sample of concommittant Nidan DVD.

Aiki-no-Katei: Volume 6 – Sandan Waza

Sandan level emphasizes kote hineri (sankyo) but also includes variations of kote gaeshi, tobi nage, sumi gaeshi, irimi nage and kaeshi waza. Requirements cover sannin-waza (defense vs. 3 people), bokken and tanto tori, and freestyle. Includes the essay ANOTHER APPROACH TO AIKI INSTRUCTION-116 pages.  AnK-6, HARDCOPY price was $18.00

Sample of concommittant Sandan DVD.

Aiki-no-Katei: Volume 7 – Yondan Waza

Shime-waza (choking) as well as 5 divisions of nage waza, tobi nage, koshi nage, shoulder shrugging techniques (from headlocks). Yondan waza emphasize Kaeshi waza (countering) and the ken-tori-no-kata (sword taking form)-103 pages. AnK-7, HARDCOPY price was $18.00

Sample of concommittant Yondan DVD.

Aiki-no-Katei: Volume 8 – Godan Waza

"Master level" instruction introduces minimal motion techniques, medical practices, energy flow, and unites hard and soft elements of the TAKESHIN system. Among the topics are external and internal health, external and internal psychology, external and internal energy flow, external and internal striking-190 pages.  AnK-8, HARDCOPY price was $24.00

See our videos: Introduction to Minimal Motion "Invisible" Aiki (3 vols.) & Instructing "Invisible" Aiki (3 vols.)


AIKI NO KATEI SET

8 volumes, 920 pages of Aiki Instruction at a Reduced Price!
AnK Set: HARDCOPY price was $139.00

PDF download price ONLY $49 for all 8 volumes.

Aiki no Katei Set


KARATE-DO no SHOSAI:
The Details of Karate-do

(official handbooks of TAKESHIN KARATE-DO)

Karate-Do no ShosaiKARATE-DO no SHOSAI Set

6 volumes, 890 Pages of Karate Detail at a Reduced Price!
KnS set: HARDCOPY price was $111.00

Karate-do no Shosai Set

PDF download price ONLY $35 for all 6 volumes.

Karate-do no Shosai: Volume 1 – SHOSHINSHA

The Details of Karate, fine points of basics and testing basics for power and stability. Gives birds eye view of first 5 kata and includes the very important essays ANGLES AND ARMS AND SQUARES AND STANCES, FINE-TUNING STATIC KARATE, WHAT GOOD ARE KARATE BASICS? and YOU MAY BE READY, BUT IS YOUR STANCE?-88 pages. KnS-1, HARDCOPY price was $15.00

Karate-do no Shosai: Volume 2 – HACHIKYU through YONKYU

Heian Shodan through Godan Kata is the method by which Takeshin karate teaches its concepts of self-defense. In volume 2, Heian Shodan through Godan are shown in detail with a suggested Tori-te (grappling-hand) applications. Pinan Shodan through Godan are shown for comparison. All Bushido-kai karate requirements through Yonkyu are categorized into the traditional kata, keri and kumite and illustrated-170 pages. KnS-2,HARDCOPY price was $21.00

Also see our videos for Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan, & Heian Godan

Karate-do no Shosai: Volume 3 – SANKYU through SHODAN

Kanku-dai, Bassai-dai, Tekki Shodan, Nidan, Sandan complete the basic 10 kata of Takeshin Karate. These are illustrated in detail with sample Tori-te Bunkai shown after each kata. Kicking and sparring requirements through shodan are also included, as well as two short essays on ippon kumite (one-step sparring) and jiyu kumite (free sparring) TAKING THE FIRST STEPS IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION and CREATING FREE-SPARRING COMBINATIONS-150 pages. KnS-3, HARDCOPY price was $21.00

Also see our videos for Kanku-dai, Bassai-dai, & Tekki 1, 2, 3

Karate-do no Shosai: Volume 4 – NIDAN

Shito-ryu and Shotokan method kata are illustrated including: Annanko (Light from the South), Empi (Flying Swallow), Ji-in (Temple Ground), Jion (Temple Sound), Jutte (Ten Hands), Matsukaze (Wind through the Pines), Meikyo (Shining Mirror), Nijushiho (24 Directions), Rohai (Emblem of the Heron), Wankan (Kings Crown); each kata is followed by sample Bunkai, a trademark of Takeshin instruction. Also included are nidan kicking and straight-line sparring requirements and the essay THE FUNDAMENTALS OF JIYU KUMITE-140 pages.
KnS-4, HARDCOPY price was $21.00

Karate-do no Shosai: Volume 5 – SANDAN

Shotokan, Goju and Uechi method kata are illustrated including: Bassai-sho (Breaking through a Fortress, minor), Chinte (Unusual Hand), Gankaku (Crane on a Rock), Hangetsu (Half-moon), Kanku-sho (Viewing the Sky, minor), Goju Sanchin (3 Conflicts), Uechi Sanchin (3 Conflicts), Sochin (Tranquil Force), and Taihanchin (Our Greatest Example), a Kamishin kata. Each kata is followed by sample bunkai. Also included are sandan kicking and in-close sparring requirements-170 pages.
KnS-5,HARDCOPY price was $21.00

Karate-do no Shosai: Volume 6 – YONDAN

Goju and Uechi method kata are emphasized: Gekisai Ichi (To Attack and Smash, one), Gekisai Ni (To Attack and Smash, two), Gojushiho-dai (54 Movements, major), Gojushiho-sho (54 Movements, minor), Saifa (The Final Breaking Point), Seienchin (The Lull in the Storm), Sanseru (Thirty-six), Goju Seisan (Thirteen), Uechi Seisan (Thirteen), Unsu (Cloud Hand); Sample Bunkai for each kata; yondan kicking and sparring requirements (fluid power and sen-no-sen)-174 pages.
KnS-6, HARDCOPY price was $21.00


KARATE-DO no SHOSAI Set

6 volumes, 890 Pages of Karate Detail at a Reduced Price!   KnS set: HARDCOPY price was $111.00 Karate-do no Shosai Set

PDF download price ONLY $35 for all 6 volumes.

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Aiki DVDs, Karate DVDs, Sogo Budo DVDs

Hanshi Tony Annesi

• Advisory council, Nippon Kobudo Renmei (NKR)

• Steering Committee, International Society of Okinawan/Japanese Karate-do

• Member of 3 Martial Arts Halls of Fame

A martial artist since 1964

9th dan, Takeshin Aiki

8th dan, Takeshin Karate

6th Dan, Shotokan Karate

2nd dan, Judo