|By Bill Sosa and Bryan Robbins. #320. 6 X 9, 144 pages, paperback. ISBN #0-86568-097-3. As a student, you will be taught to respect the body of your opponent. The techniques should never cause permanent damage. The pain you inflict will be momentary. The aikido student is taught to search for eternal harmony. But this training has no end, for aikidoists believe perfection of character is never complete.