Training notes: Katatedori kokyu nage (irimi)

In the below video Morihiro Saito Sensei demonstrates one of the many forms of the Aikido technique Katatedori kokyu nage.  The demonstrated technique is carried out in response to an attack that commences with a same side grab to the wrist (katatedori).



  • Technical aspects – London Aikido Club 

In the below video, Sensei Andy Hathaway of the London Aikido Club gives instruction on the technical aspects for the technique.  For other excellent technical videos on Aikido generously shared by the London Aikido Club, please see their channel on You tube.


  • Pictorial explanation – Takemusu Aikido Vol 4