Tag Archives: Aikido Grading;

Training notes: Katatedori kotegaeshi

Kotegaeshi is an Aikido technique which involves the application of an outward wrist turn.  It can be used to respond to a variety of traditional aikido attacks, including a same side wrist grab (katatedori kotegaeshi)  . Aikido Warrior Dojo is a Fudoshin dojo operating under the guidance and mentorship of  Chicko … Continue reading

Posted in All posts, Training - Unarmed techniques | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Training notes: Ryokatadori kokyu nage

In the below video, Aikido Warrior Dojo seniors demonstrate and explain key aspects of the Aikido technique Ryokatadori kokyu nage.  The technique is practised in response to an attack where the uke grabs both shoulders of the nage, most typically … Continue reading

Posted in All posts, Training - Unarmed techniques | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Congratulations to Chelsea on her 3rd Kyu grading!

Congratulations to Chelsea from our dojo on her excellent 3rd kyu grading in Aikido Yuishinkai on Saturday. As anyone who has done a grading knows, it’s the preparation and training preceding it that is typically the toughest part. With that in … Continue reading

Posted in All posts, Dojo videos and pics, Training - Unarmed techniques, Training - Weapons arts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Training notes: Tanto dori – Munetsuki hiji kime

In the below video, Dojo senior Jeremy Gehrke demonstrates the Aikido technique – Munetsuki hiji kime.  The technique is applied in the context of a traditional knife attack to the abdomen.   ADDITIONAL NOTES Alternate version  In the below video clip, … Continue reading

Posted in All posts, Dojo videos and pics, Training - Unarmed techniques, Training - Weapons arts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Video compilation – Aikido Warrior Dojo class – 4 June 2016

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

Posted in All posts, Dojo videos and pics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kokyu dosa – Aikido Yuishinkai

Kokyu dosa is an Aikido exercise in balance taking where both partners kneel facing each other.  The exercise is performed with the uke (the receiver of the technique) holding their partner’s wrists or elbows, during which the nage endeavours to take their uke’s … Continue reading

Posted in All posts, Training - Unarmed techniques | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Training notes: Ai hanmi katatedori nikyo

Nikyo techniques involve the application of a painful pronating or adductive wristlock to subdue or pin an attacker.  They are a common feature in the syllabus of most Aikido schools. Nikyo techniques can be used to address a wide variety of attacks.  They … Continue reading

Posted in All posts, Training - Unarmed techniques | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment