Training notes: Yokomenuchi irimi nage

In the below video Morihiro Saito Sensei (1928-2002) provides instruction on the traditional version of  yokomenuchi irimi nage as practised by O’Sensei (the Founder of Aikido) in the immediate post-war period of his life.



  •  Alternate application (1) – Yoshimitsu Yamada Sensei 

In the below videos Yoshimitsu Yamada Sensei (8th Dan Aikikai) demonstrates and provides instruction for the basic version of Yokomenuchi irimi nage.



  • Alternate application (2) – Andy Sato Sensei 


  • Alternate Application (3) – Ki aikido – Aikido Yuishinkai 

In the below video Master Koretoshi Maruyama, Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai, demonstrates and provides instruction on how to perform  yokomenuchi irimi nage (ura) as practiced in Aikido Yuishinkai.

Ian Grant
Dojo Cho
Aikido Warrior Dojo

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