“Investigating the origins of Morihei Ueshiba’s iriminage”
Aikido Journal Editor Stanley Pranin describes the origin and execution of Aikido’s iriminage technique as conceived by Founder Morihei Ueshiba. He explains how this essential technique has its origins in prewar Japan and was further refined in Iwama after World War II. Iriminage today is practiced in many different ways, but O-Sensei’s method, though well documented, is not widely known.
Click here to view Stanley’s Pranin Video Blog: “Iriminage — O-Sensei Style” on youtube