aiki nage

Training notes: Yokemunuchi aiki nage

Yokemunuchi aiki nage is a technique that has a long history in Aikido.  There are numerous videos of O’sensei performing it dating back to the 1930’s.

In the below video, Aikido Warrior Dojo seniors are recorded practising and experimenting with yokemunuchi aiki nage, including associated ukemi (falling skills).  The experiments include adding atemi and kiai to determine the effect on the uke and the impact on receiving the technique.


  • Yokemunuchi aiki nage – The fundamentals

In the below video Koretoshi Maruyama Sensei demonstrates and provides instruction for the Aikido technique yokomenuchi aiki nage.

Have a great week.

Ian Grant
Dojo Cho
Aikido Warrior Dojo