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Aikibatto


Aikiken Sword Exercises for Aikido

Aikibatto is a system of sword exercises, both Aikiken style bokken with partner and iaido style solo training with iaito or shinken, for learning how to handle the sword in an aiki way.



Aikibatto - the book.

The book

Stefan Stenudd's book about Aikibatto can be ordered from Internet bookstores. In addition to what you find on this website, the book also contains chap­ters about practical and spiritual aspects of the sword arts, equip­ment for training, and how to teach and learn aikibatto. Read more about the book, by clicking on the image.


Background

Explanations on how and why the Aikibatto system of exercises was created.


Aikibatto iai.

Aikiken and Iaido

The similarities and differences of aikido partner sword exercises Aikiken and the traditional solo sword art of iaido. Aikibatto is intended to work both ways.


Aikibatto Basics

The basic principles of Aikibatto, from which the exercises have been formed, and what they are to encompass.


Table of exercises

A table of the whole system of exercises, with links to each of them, where they are presented in detail - both by text and photos.



Duo video clips

Here are video clips of the duo style exercises with a partner, both using bokken.


Solo video clips

Here are video clips of the iai style exercises, solo with the sword.


Corrections and additions

Continuous listing of updates and changes to this site and the Aikibatto exercises, in order of date.


Glossary

Terms of Aikibatto, Aikiken and Iaido, explained and/or translated into English.



Jo exercises

Exercises with JO, the staff, corresponding to the sword exercises. Uke attacks with a sword, and tori uses a jo.


Link

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Visitor response

A form for your response - please allow yourself some time to send me your views on Aikibatto and this website.


Buy a sharp steel sword.

If you get a shinken

After some time of practice, you may want a sharp steel katana sword for your iaido or aikibatto solo exercises. Here is what you need to think about if you want to buy one.


Aikido

My webpages about aikido, with lots of texts and photos. Do visit it, if you are interested in aikido as well.



© Stefan Stenudd, 2000. You are free to any non-commercial use of this material, without having to ask for my permission. But please refer to this website, when doing so.


The book

Aikibatto, by Stefan Stenudd.

Aikibatto - Sword Exercises
for Aikido Students

by Stefan Stenudd. The aikibatto sword and staff exercises for aikido students explained, with practical and spiritual aspects of the sword arts, equipment for training, and more. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.





Aikibatto

Stefan Stenudd
Background
Aikibatto Basics
Sword exercises
Jo staff exercises
Solo video clips
Duo video clips
Corrections
Glossary
Visitor response
Shinken, the sword
Aikibatto - the book

SWORD EXERCISES
1 Mae
2 Ushiro
3 Hidari
4 Migi
5 Omote
6 Ura
7 Chudan
8 Jodan
9 Ate
10 Tsuki
STAFF EXERCISES
1 Mae
2 Ushiro
3 Hidari
4 Migi
5 Omote
6 Ura
7 Chudan
8 Jodan
9 Ate
10 Tsuki

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A system of jo (staff) and ken (sword) exercises for aikido students.

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Click the header to get to the webpage where I present all my books in English. Click an image below to go to that book's page on Amazon.

All's End, science fiction novel by Stefan Stenudd. Tao Te Ching - The Taoism of Lao Tzu Explained, by Stefan Stenudd. Tao Quotes - The Ancient Wisdom of the Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu.
Cosmos of the Ancients, by Stefan Stenudd. Occasionally I Contemplate Murder, by Stefan Stenudd. QI - increase your life energy, by Stefan Stenudd.
Attacks in Aikido, by Stefan Stenudd. Aikido Principles, by Stefan Stenudd. Aikibatto, by Stefan Stenudd.
Life Energy Encyclopedia, by Stefan Stenudd. Tarot Unfolded, by Stefan Stenudd. Your Health in Your Horoscope, by Stefan Stenudd.



About me
I'm a Swedish writer of fiction and non-fiction books in both Swedish and English. I'm also an artist, an historian of ideas and a 7 dan Aikikai Shihan aikido instructor. Click the header to read my full bio.