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.
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.
Explanations on how and why the Aikibatto system of exercises was created. Background
The similarities and differences of aikido partner sword exercises
Aikiken and Iaido Aikiken and the traditional solo sword art of iaido. Aikibatto is intended to work both ways.
The basic principles of Aikibatto, from which the exercises have been formed, and what they are to encompass. Aikibatto Basics
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. Table of exercises
Here are video clips of the duo style exercises with a partner, both using Duo video clips bokken.
Here are video clips of the iai style exercises, solo with the sword. Solo video clips
Continuous listing of updates and changes to this site and the Aikibatto exercises, in order of date. Corrections and additions
Terms of Aikibatto, Aikiken and Iaido, explained and/or translated into English. Glossary
Exercises with JO, the staff, corresponding to the sword exercises. Uke attacks with a sword, and tori uses a jo.
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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.
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