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Sometimes we get so focused on the whole form of a kata or throwing technique that we forget the importance of being precise in the elements that make it up. Continue reading
I have one very simple New Years resolution for 2016. I will bend my knees more when doing blocks and throws! And then bend them more. If nothing else I want to her constructive criticism beyond the, “you can bend … Continue reading
Kote gaeshi is a popular wrist lock in both jitsu and aikido. Both those martial arts teach a “jump out” from the lock. Dan Djurdjevic has explained a range of counter- techniques from a kote gaeshi application in his blog. … Continue reading
A few months ago I was applying a technique called kote gaeshi, which is a wrist lock technique used in jitsu and aikido. Application can vary from a mild lock to generate a shock reaction, to a full hard application … Continue reading
Last night at Aikido we went through a number of base moves from the shoman uchi attack. Ikkyo, nikyo, sankyo, irmi nage, shiho nage and ude hineri, before finishing with kote gaeshi. (Check this website out for details of these … Continue reading
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