Thursday, 26 September 2019

Our topics today:

  • SHOMEN-UCHI, basics of the attack
  • SHOMEN-UCHI IKKYO in OMOTE & URA
  • SHOMEN-UCHI NIKYO in OMOTE & URA
  • SHOMEN-UCHI KOKYU-NAGE variations

Monday, 23 September 2019

Our topics today:

Techniques

  • AIKI-TAISO for 6th kyu
  • RYOTE-DORI TENCHI-NAGE, direct (OMOTE) and with IRIMI-TENKAN entrance (URA)
  • Mock exam 6th kyu

Focus

  • Take UKE's balance
  • Enter

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Our topics today:

AIKIDO Basics

  • KOTEGAESHI basics: move balance, focus on entrance
  • KATATE-DORI KOTEGAESHI in URA & OMOTE

AIKIDO Advanced

  • SUWARI-WAZA KATATE-DORI KOTEGAESHI (URA only)
  • HANMI-HANDACHI-WAZA SHOMEN-UCHI KOTEGAESHI (URA only)
  • USHIRO-RYOTE-DORI KOTEGAESHI in URA & OMOTE
  • KATA-DORI-MEN-UCHI KOTEGAESHI (OMOTE only)

Thursday, 19 September 2019

Our topics today:

AIKIDO Basics

  • Rolling from AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI IKKYO-NAGE and IRIMI-NAGE
  • UKEMI progression for IRIMI-NAGE
  • SHOMEN-UCHI IRIMI-NAGE
  • SUWARI-WAZA KOKYU-HO

AIKIDO Advanced

  • SUWARI-WAZA SHOMEN-UCHI IRIMI-NAGE
  • SUWARI-WAZA KATATE-DORI IRIMI-NAGE
  • SUWARI-WAZA YOKOMEN-UCHI IRIMI-NAGE
  • HANMI-HANDACHI-WAZA SHOMEN-UCHI IRIMI-NAGE
  • USHIRO-RYOTE-DORI IRIMI-NAGE
  • MOROTE-DORI IRIMI-NAGE

Monday, 16 September 2019

Our topics today:

Techniques

  • KIRITSU-SEIZA
  • SHIKKO
  • SUWARI-WAZA AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI IKKYO in OMOTE & URA
  • KATATE-DORI, basics of the attack and of the corresponding UKEMI
  • KATATE-DORI TAI-NO-TENKAN
  • KATATE-DORI, reacting to UKE's behaviour: KOKYU-NAGE, KOKYU-NAGE-NANAME (SOKUMEN-IRIMI-NAGE) or SEIZA-NAGE *
  • KATATE-DORI KOKYU-NAGE in OMOTE & URA

Focus

  • *Choosing the technique depending on UKE's behaviour: extend, send back, drop

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Our topics today:

Techniques

  • AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI IRIMI-NAGE in OMOTE & URA
  • AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI SHIHO-NAGE in OMOTE & URA
  • AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI SHIHO-NAGE, HENKA-WAZA to SOKUMEN-IRIMI-NAGE (because UKE blocks)
  • AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI UDEKIME-NAGE in URA

Focus topics

  • KIHON-WAZA: meaning of the basic elements of the techniques
  • UKE attacks honestly, but cooperates
  • Neither UKE nor TORI anticipate the technique

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Our topics today:

Techniques

  • AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI IKKYO-NAGE
  • AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI SANKYO in OMOTE
  • AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI IKKYO in URA
  • MUSUBI exercise with contact at the lower arm, extending UKE's arm by lowering the shoulders
  • AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI KOTEGAESHI in OMOTE & URA

Focus topics

  • distinction between OMOTE (high pressure, entry) and URA (low pressure, creating space)
  • connecting to UKE's centre and touching UKE's balance while keeping UKE in front of own centre
  • movement does not start at the contact point, but further away (e.g. hand contact => shoulder or hip starts movement)

Monday, 9 September 2019

Our topics today:

  • UKEMI variations (topic: "melting with the mats")
  • AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI IRIMI-NAGE in URA

Sunday, 8 September 2019

Our topics today:

AIKIJO

AIKIDO

  • YOKOMEN-UCHI IKKYO in OMOTE & URA

Thursday, 5 September 2019

Our topics today:

  • AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI IKKYO in OMOTE & URA
  • MOROTE-DORI IKKYO in OMOTE & URA

Thursday, 29 August 2019

Our topics today:

  • RYOTE-DORI TENCHI-NAGE in OMOTE & URA
  • KATATE-DORI IKKYO in OMOTE & URA

Monday, 26 August 2019

Our topics today:

Beginners' Course, Part 4

  • IRIMI-TENKAN, entering and turning
  • YOKOMEN-UCHI, strike to the temple, basics of the attack
  • Meeting YOKOMEN-UCHI with IRIMI-TENKAN entry
  • YOKOMEN-UCHI IRIMI-NAGE (OMOTE), via IRIMI-TENKAN entry

Aikido Advanced

  • YOKOMEN-UCHI SHIHO-NAGE, focus on extension and UKE's balance
  • AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI SHIHO-NAGE
  • AI-HANMI KATATE-DORI UDEKIME-NAGE

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