Training notes – Ai hanmi katate dori koshi nage (kosadori koshi nage)

In the below video Morihiro Saito Sensei (1928-2002) demonstrates the Aikido technique Ai hanmi katatedori koshi nage (also sometimes referred to as kosadori koshi nage or katate kosa dori koshi nage).



  • Kosadori koshi nage – “Complete Guide to Aikido” (2015)



Source: Complete Guide to Aikido (2015), Morihiro Saito.

  • Brief Biography – Morihiro Saito Sensei (1928-2002)

saito_seiza_260Morihiro Saito Sensei’s  practice of Aikido spanned 56 years and he is one of the most important teachers in Aikido history.  Saito Sensei was a live-in student of O’sensei for more than 20 years at his home dojo in Iwama, Japan. Saito Sensei committed his martial life to preserving the Aikido taught by the Founder during the immediate post war years.