Gaku Homma / North Atlantic Books (1990)
Summary: Aikido for Life offers a simple explanation of Aikido and how it can be used to train mind, breath and body. The book is similar in structure to the beginners class at Nippon Kan. Not only does it offer simple explanations and illustrations of basic Aikido movements and techniques, it also offers a look at the philosophy behind Aikido. Aikido for Life does not try to be simply an instructional manual. Rather, it explains how Aikido can help develop not only healthy bodies but a positive approach to life as well. Aikido for Life presents a teacher's view of Aikido and was written for beginning and experienced students alike. (source: NipponKan website)
Gaku Homma / Frog Ltd. (1994)
Summary: This book is an unusual collection of anecdotes built around the drawings and sketches of the author. Humorous and entertaining.
Gaku Homma / 1st edition, North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, California (1993)
Summary: Gaku Homma Sensei's dojo in Denver, Colorado, has included classes for children for many years. This book presents his approach to teaching them. The first part discusses what is unique about kids and explains how instruction of them differs from the instruction of adults. The second part details the basic techniques he covers with children, with explanations on how and why these should be taught.
Gaku Homma / First Edition edition, Frog, Ltd., Berkeley, California (1997)
Summary: This book explores the relationship between sword movements (kenjutsu) and Aikido movements (taijutsu).