Training notes: Ushiro ryotedori shiho nage

In the below video Christian Tissier Sensei demonstrates the Aikido technique Ushiro ryotedori shiho nage.  The technique is demonstrated at dynamic free flowing level, referred to in some schools as ki no nagare. 

For information on the static/basic application where the hands are immediately pinned behind the uke’s back see the ADDITIONAL NOTES section.



  • Basic/static application – Takemusu Aikido Volume 2 

  • Basic/static application – alternate hand placement options

In the following video, Morihiro Saito Sensei demonstrates the alternate hand placement options that may be used to cut the uke’s wrist in the basic/static application of Ushiro ryotedori shiho nage.