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Aikido – Common principles, infinite expressions

An informal demo by seniors at Aikido Warrior Fudoshin Dojo doing a quick run through of the Aiki principles and techniques covered at a recent Saturday class.  The theme of the class was katadori (same side grab) attacks. The video serves as … Continue reading

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Saturday’s class – What we covered in 36 seconds

We’ve introduced a new tradition lately where seniors do a quick run through summary demo at the end of class of what we covered in the previous 2 hours. This Saturday it was informally recorded and makes a nice video … Continue reading

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Video compilation – Aikido Warrior Dojo class – 4 June 2016

A fun video compilation recorded at a class at our dojo on 4 June 2016.

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Chest grab deflections – A seio otoshi back up plan

Its great when a chest grab (munadori) deflection works out.  However, sooner or later the stars won’t line up and you will be grabbed. One option for a plan B is munadori seio otoshi.     Have a great week Ian Grant Head Dojo Instructor … Continue reading

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Free form ukemi training

Training in how to safely receive technique (ukemi) is something that is particularly emphasised at our dojo.  In every class time is set aside to develop and refine our ukemi skills.  Everyone participates, however, the level and intensity of the practice varies consistent … Continue reading

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Aikido Warrior Dojo – Moments in Aiki

See below a montage of video clips and photos from classes at our dojo over the last 12 months (with the odd exception). Our dojo is an Aikido Yuishinkai affiliated dojo and is committed to studying Aikido as envisaged by its Founder Master Morihei … Continue reading

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Dojo shodan grading – Neil Neilsen Sensei

When it comes to milestones in an Aikido practitioner’s journey, testing for shodan is one of the biggest. With this in mind, I had the privilege today to convene a shodan testing panel for one of our dojo’s founding members – Neil Neilsen. … Continue reading

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