Sep
14

Strikes win the day! Yasuo Kobayashi, 8th dan, demonstrates aikido atemi and pressure points

In this video, Yasuo Kobayashi, 8th dan, demonstrates aikido atemi and pressure points. During his demonstration, he shows a variety of atemi (combative strikes) and pressure points whose application increases the level of effectiveness of aikido techniques. Kobayashi Sensei entered the Aikikai Hombu Dojo in 1954 and became an uchideshi. He is a graduate of Meiji University where he was instrumental in setting up an aikido club. Kobayashi opened a private dojo in Kodaira in 1969 and, little by little, expanded his network of dojos known as “Kobayashi Dojos.” For several decades, he has traveled all over the world conducting aikido seminars…

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