Tag Archives: martial arts

Katadori kokyu nage – Its all in the sword

In the below video senior students from Aikido Warrior Dojo demonstrate one of the many versions of the Aikido technique katadori kokyu nage.  This particular application of kokyu nage relies heavily on aiki sword principles, including cutting and footwork skills … Continue reading

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

Tora no Isshoku (Tiger’s Step) Kata

In the below video Jeremy Gehrke Sensei demonstrates the traditional sword kata – Tora no Isshoku (Tiger’s Step). It is the 2nd kata in what is referred to as the Daichi no Waza (Earth Set). The Earth Set is the first … Continue reading

Posted in All posts | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Training notes: Munadori koshi nage

In the below video, Morihiro Saito Sensei (9th Dan) demonstrates 3 versions of the Aikido technique koshi nage  (hip throw) in response to a front lapel grab (munedori).   ADDITIONAL NOTES Mundadori koshi nage (Nage takes wrist from below)   Munadori menuchi koshi nage (omote) The … Continue reading

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

New beginnings …

Aikido Warrior Dojo is pleased to announce that it is now part of Fudoshin Dojos Australia operating under the guidance and mentorship of Chicko Xerri Sensei, 6th dan AKI (Aikikai), Tokyo, Japan. Chicko Sensei has more than 40 years uninterrupted Aikido experience, is Japan … Continue reading

Posted in All posts, Dojo videos and pics, Philosophy & social media, Training - Atemi and striking arts, Training - Unarmed techniques, Training - Weapons arts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Training notes: Munetsuki kokyu nage

In the below video Aikido Warrior Dojo seniors Matt Jesse and Jeremy Gehrke demonstrate and provide practice points on a variation of munetsuki kokyu nage.  The video was recorded after class at our dojo on 24 July 2016. Have a great week Ian Grant … 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

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).   ADDITIONAL … Continue reading

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