Traditional Aikido originates in Iwama, Japan. Aikido used to be founded by O-Sensei, Moreihei Ueshiba in 1942 within the village of Iwama. Traditional aikido is regularly refered to as Takemusu Aiki and is a martial art that com- bines empty handed ways (tai jutsu) and weapons (buki waza), the sword and group of workers. This volume is a choice of excerpts taken from the 3 previous volumes on Traditional Aikido by Mats Alexandersson. This volume is a beginners guide to Traditional Aikido for college kids simply embarking on their journey to be informed Aikido.