Training notes: Tachi dori – Shomen giri shiho nage

In the below video Aikido Warrior Dojo seniors demonstrate and explain key aspects of the Aikido technique bokken tori shomen giri shiho nage.  The technique is demonstrated as a response to a downward strike to the head (shomenuchi) where the uke is armed with a wooden sword (bokken).



  • Alternate tenkan variation 

In the below video, Peter Brady Shihan (7th Dan Aikikai) provides instruction on an alternate version of bokken tori shiho nage.


Have a great week.

Ian Grant
Dojo Cho
Aikido Warrior Dojo


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s