AIKIDO 5 VOLUME SPECIAL SET by Sam Combes Sensei
In this five-volume traditional martial arts DVD series, Sam Combes sensei—a retired police officer who holds a seventh-dan black belt—teaches aikido kata, self-defense and weapons techniques, which form the cornerstone of this highly effective ancient art.
Volume 1 includes aikido’s basic stances, proper falling, vital drills and techniques. Exercises to make your body supple, kihon, ki and the “Internal Spiritual Power”.
Volume 2 covers advanced exercises, footwork to improve agility, key elements and techniques. Examples of internal spiritual power are also covered in this video.
Volume 3 covers advanced stances and footwork, apprehension and restraining of an opponent, self-defense techniques and exercises to improve muscle control.
Volume 4 includes more self-defense techniques, including chokes and defense against face attacks. Happo giri, jushichi no jo (short staff) kata and application of jo kata (with and without the staff).
Volume 5 covers bokken stances and drills, weapons defense, advanced self-defense and advanced aikido techniques.