Dec
20

“The least sexy is the most important,” by Patrick Parker

“Some very smart Blogger recently characterized footwork as the least sexy but the most important part of the martial arts. I agree with this sentiment 100%.

See, aikido and judo are both footwork arts. If you can get your feet working properly then the rest of your aikido and judo tends to start to fall into place.”

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Comments

  1. Imaizumi Sensei made a 2-set DVD all centered around footwork and Aikido.

  2. …spent a year or three working on hanmi. aikido techniques work best, if at all, from hanmi. irimi and tenkan may ONLY work from hanmi…