Interview with Paolo N. Corallini
The Aiki Dialogues #7
by Simone Chierchini, Paolo N. Corallini
Paolo N. Corallini has been practicing the Art of Aikido since 1969 and during his career he has held numerous positions in this art at national and international level. He is currently a 7th dan Aikido Shihan and the Technical Director of Takemusu Aikido Association Italy. Author of many conferences on Aikido and its Spirituality, he has written 6 volumes on this martial art.
A scholar of Eastern philosophies and religions such as Taoism, Shintoism, Esoteric Buddhism and Sufism, he loves the world of chivalric tradition in general and the Knights Templar in particular.
In “The Hermeticist” Corallini sensei brings the reader from Iwama and his meeting with Morihiro Saito sensei to the complex interweaving between the different pedagogies in Aikido; from his memories of the man Morihiro Saito to the future of Aikido and much much more, always presenting his learned and refined approach to the sense of what exists below the visible level of Aikido.
The Beginning of the Journey
Arriving in Iwama
The Man Behind the Teacher
What Is Takemusu Aikidō?
A New Founder?
Morihiro Saitō and Spirituality
Aiki-Dancers and Aiki-Bricks
Expressive Freedom in Aikidō
Harmony in Aikidō and its Adulterated Versions
The Future of Aikidō
Tips for Beginners
Supplement: Paolo Corallini’s Traditional Aikidō Dōjō.
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Publisher: Independently published (October 26, 2021)
Paperback : 108 pages
Peso articolo: 186 gr
Dimensioni: 12.85 x 0.71 x 19.84 cm