Jan
06

Video: Novel approaches to aikido ukemi

A progressive demonstration of aikido ukemi by Maung Thant of Myanmar Aikido performed inside the Iwama Dojo. Several of the ukemi shown are done in unusual ways not common in aikido dojos. Some of the ukemi would not be practical from aikido techniques but the flexibility and agility acquired from such falling exercises would certainly be beneficial to training.

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Comments

  1. Chuck McCarty says:

    If you have ever seen Donovan Waite this gentle and supple style of falling is part of his forte. There are some detailed and helpful videos available.