Dennis Hooker Zanshin and Ma-ai in Aikido
5/22/14 It is with a sad heart that I've learned of Hooker Sensei's passing. My deepest condolences to Connie, his children, and members of his dojo. I was honored to know him and will miss him. Shari Dyer
It is refreshing to observe a DVD on aikido where the instructor is so matter of fact in conveying important budo theory.
Hooker sensei competently demonstrates how what appears to be passive is actually active, and that this type of engagement is a superior means of applying technique.
This video produced by Keigan Productions is excellent. It is well lit, filmed, edited and the sound quality very good.
Toby Threadgill / Kaicho
Takamura ha Shindo Yoshin Kai
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Hooker Sensei gives superb demonstrations of basic Aiki principles applicable to all aspects of your training. He also expounds on the theme that Aikido is a way to make us and our training partners better human beings. This DVD offers an excellent way to increase your overall understanding of Aikido.
It is a well-made, professional DVD with great camera angles and clear sound quality. A must have for your DVD library.
Jim Alverez, Fifth Dan
Aikido of Livermore Valley, CA