TACHI-DORI is the general term for all techniques where UKE attacks with a sword and TORI disarms him or her with bare hands..
Generic term for all techniques where both partners are standing. One of the three levels on which Aikido is practised.
Fundamental movements and steps which are used for repositioning.
Irimi, Shikko, Tenkan
Tenkan is a passing movement, turning the body on one foot by 180 degrees.
Irimi, Irimi-tenkan, Kaiten, Tai-no-tenkan, Tai-sabaki
Tori is the partner which applies the technique ("defender").
"Rowing exercise"; exercise to build up breath power by swinging the arms from the hips to the front and pulling them back with a focussed movement; usually accompanied with the ki-ai sounds "hey-ho" and "hey-sa".
Stepping pattern where the front foot glides forward, and the back foot closes up (no crossing).
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