Atemi arts (striking)

morihiro-saito-kotegaeshiStriking techniques (atemi) are an integral part of aikido practice.  It is often stated that 70% of Aikido is atemi.

While atemi is typically used in modern Aikido as a means to set up a throwing technique, it may also be used as a method of ending a confrontation on its own.

Atemi ikkyoAtemi waza

Strikes for specific techniques

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