Summary Aikidó 2/2002

Ivan Fojtík:
  • CHI KUNG - A WAY OF GRASPING "KI" IN AIKIDO
  • SCIENCE AND CHI KUNG
  • THE ROLE OF PSYCHE IN CHI KUNG AND AIKIDO
    Series of articles dealing with chi kung (work with energy) - a traditional organic part of Chinese culture, recently also popular in the western civilization. There are many schools of chi kung reaching from curing to martial arts, from theory to practise. The 1st article sums up evidences justifying the scientific base of the chi research and brings different opinions on it as an electromagnetic or biological energy. As chi kung cultivates both mind and body wishing to reach an optimum harmony it shows many coincident features with aikido. The last article concentrates on the enormous value of one's mind not only in chi kung and aikido. Precondition for the mind to manage the processes in the organism effectively is its relaxation enabling the subsequent required concentration. Attached bibliographical surveys represent a valuable information source for all willing to acquaint themselves with this field.
    Monika Ranglová: DRINKING REGIMEN - OR HOW IT IS IN AIKIDO TRAINING…
    The author, a specialist of the physical training and sports department of the Southbohemian University, observed her son during Aikido Summer School in České Budějovice, the lack of consumed liquids compensating high energy loss inspired her to write this article. All readers can exactly learn when, what and how much to drink during the aikido trainings.
    WHAT YOU ALSO MAY FIND ON WEB SITES
    18 witty arguments validating the statement SEX = AIKIDO.
    Antonín Korb: A TRUE STORY
    A. Korb, the owner of Good Teahouse in Kutná Hora, presents his poetic memory of Mr. and Mrs. Takada's coincidental visit to the Czech Republic. Mr. Takada is a Japanese tea producer with a long family history and experience. Nowadays he's also a successful tea supplier in Europe, where he cultivates the tea culture. Good Teahouses in the Czech Republic belong to his customers, too. A. Korb shares his appreciating impressions of meeting Mr. Takada's Art of Tea.
    Miroslav Kodym: SHIATSU & AIKIDO IN KUTNÁ HORA, May 24-26, 2002
    - AN INTERVIEW WITH MICHAL POBER
    M. Kodym's internet interview with an American shiatsu teacher made 14 days after the workshop in Kutná Hora, perhaps the first action combining shiatsu and aikido. Michal Prober (having Czech origin as well as a Czech wife) was asked about his opinion on the action, his way to shiatsu, shiatsu principles and the possible future co-operation between shiatsu and aikido.
    Periodical section:
    Miroslav Kodym: TAKEN FROM THE AKP LIFE
    Author's observations and glosses this time on: Regional CAA Tutorial organised by Slávia VSK České Budějovice, lead by R. Růžička, Mar 9-10; Regional CAA Tutorial organised by AC Spartak Soběslav, lead by K. Slapnička, Mar 16-17; National CAA Tutorial organised by Slávia VSK České Budějovice, lead by M. Kodym, Apr 19-20; the 3rd children tutorial organised by Spartak Soběslav, lead by P. Václavík, Apr 27; Extraordinary General Meeting and National CAA Tutorial organised by Slávia VSK České Budějovice, lead by D. Vetter, May 18-19; the 1st joint workshop of shiatsu and aikido organised by M. Pober and M. Kodym in Kutná Hora, May 24-26; AKP & AID Tutorial and Examinations held in AKP Dojo Balkán, lead by M. Kodym, Jun 1-2; Judo Tutorial for the Aikido practitioners lead by V. "Kazik" Lorenz (the 7th judo dan) in AKP Dojo, Jun 15.