Oct
30

Video: Stephanie Yap and Kaspar Jensen perform 31 Kumi Jo in Iwama

In this video, Stephanie Yap of Aikido of South Florida and Kaspar Jensen perform the 31 Kumi Jo in Iwama. This kata was devised by Morihiro Saito Sensei to allow paired practice of the movements of the 31-jo kata. Stephanie Yap Sensei earned a 6th degree black belt and the Menkyo Kaiden in Aiki-Ken and Aiki-Jo which were awarded to her by the late Morihiro Saito Sensei, 9th dan. Stephanie is a member of Iwama Shin Shin Aiki Shurenkai headed by Hitohiro Saito Sensei, son of Morihiro Saito, and is the highest ranking female in the organization.

Click here to view the video of Stephanie Yap and Kaspar Jensen performing 31 Kumi Jo in Iwama

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