Airenjuku Library

The Airenjuku Library is a growing list of Japanese and martial arts related titles owned by members of the dojo (see initials following each title).

If you are an Airenjuku member interested in borrowing any of the titles listed email me or corner the owner.
If you wish to add books of your own please email me.

  • Bennett - Aikido Techniques & Tactics - THume
  • Canney - Health and Fitness in the Martial Arts - THume
  • Chan - Wild Swans - BL
  • Cleary - Code of the Samurai - BL
  • Dobson - It's a Lot Like Dancing - THume
  • Fabian - Clearing Away Clouds - TH
  • Friday - The First Samurai: Taira Masakado - BL
  • Golden - Memoirs of a Geisha - BL
  • Harrison - The Fighting Spirit of Japan - BL
  • Herrigel - Zen and the Art of Archery - DM
  • Higashi - Aikido Tradition and the New Tomiki Free Fighting Method - THume
  • Homma - Structure of Aikido - THume
  • Kitahara - Children of the Sun - BL
  • Lao Tzu - Tao Teh Ching - GD
  • Liao - The Essence of T'ai Chi - TH
  • Musashi - The Book of Five Rings - TH GD THume BL
  • Morita - Made in Japan: Sony - BL
  • Nitobi - Bushido: The soul of Japan - BL
  • Perry & Rubin - Aikido Talks - THume
  • Ralston - The Principles of Effortless Power (Cheng Hsing) - GD THume
  • Ratti & Westbrook - Secrets of the Samurai - BL
  • Ravina - Last Samurai: Life and Battles of Saigo Takemori - BL
  • Shifflett - Aikido Exercises for Teaching and Training - THume
  • Shioda - Dynamic Aikido - THume
  • Stevens - Abundant Peace - THume
  • Stevens - Aikido, the Way of Harmony - THume
  • Stevens - Secrets of Aikido - THume
  • Stevens - The Sword of No-Sword - THume
  • Stevens - The Essence of Aikido - GD
  • Stevens - Three Budo Masters - THume
  • Stevens & Kenner - Training with the Master - THume
  • Suenaka - Complete Aikido - THume
  • Sun Tzu - The Art of War - GD TH BL
  • Suzuki - Zen and Japanese Culture - BL
  • Takuan - The Unfettered Mind: Writings of the Zen Master to the Sword Master - BL
  • Thich Nhat Hahn - The Miracle of Mindfulness - GD
  • Thompson - Real Punching- THume
  • Thompson - Animal Day - THume
  • Tohei - Aikido - THume
  • Trungpa Rinpoche - Shambala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior - GD
  • Twigger - Angry White Pajamas - THume
  • Ueshiba - Budo - THume
  • Westbrook & Ratti - Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere - DM THume
  • Whiteland - Fudebakudo - THume
  • Yamamoto - Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai - BL
GD - Gavin Darcy
THume - Tom Hume
TH - Tom Helsby
DM - David Miles
BL - Barry Lowden

For your consideration and enjoyment,
we offer the cover of 'Animal Day'
(Thanks to Mr Hume)


DVD
When the Last Sword is Drawn - BL
The Last Samurai - BL
Shinobi - BL
Shaolin Warriors: Live Kung Fu Spectacular - BL
The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei - BL
The Shogun Inheritance: Japan and the Legacy of the Samurai - BL
The Shogun: Tokugawa Ieyasu - BL
James Clavell's Shogun - BL
The Last Emperor - BL
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - BL



VHS (Yes, VHS)
Letters from Iwo Jima - BL
James Clavell's Shogun - BL
The Last Emperor - BL
The Great Wall of China - BL
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - BL
The House of Flying Daggers - BL