DVD films about aikido techniques by Michel BECART are available. For a proper practice of aikido, mastering the basic principles is indispensable. The DVDs provide clear and precise explanations for beginners, and can be used as teaching material for advances trainees teaching aikido.
1st DVD "THE FOUNDATIONS"
Specific exercises to be practiced alone or in pairs, forward and backward rolls, footwork, and some applied techniques.
2nd DVD "ENERGY AND MOVEMENT"
Basic position (tan den), coordination of breathing (kokyu ryoku), ki extension.
3rd DVD "BOKKEN EXERCICES AND TECHNIQUES "
Basic exercises: holding a bokken, standing positions, movements and turns.
Techniques: hand techniques, sword against sword techniques.
Sequences: kata and free randori.