Sep
02

Building blocks of aikido: 60 variations of Ikkyo, Nikyo, Sankyo, and Yonkyo techniques

“The method of parrying a yokomenuchi attack is described in the section on yokomenuchi training in ‘Budo’. “Invite your opponent’s yokomen strike with your ki. Advance with your left foot while striking the left side of your opponent’s head with your right tegatana.’”“In shomenuchi ikkyo omote, the person throwing initiates the technique.”“You will sometimes find it impossible to grab the wrist from above if you parry it too close to the hand. Many people fail in the execution of this technique because they are careless in parrying the strike… “

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