New Flyers

The new flyers have finally arrived and we are really happy with how they have turned out, can't wait to get them out and about and see peoples reaction to them. If you want some to give out or know some good places to leave them then get in touch. The picture is Chida [...]

2016-11-03T09:01:46+00:00July 29th, 2016|

Shomen Uchi Ikkajo Osae Ni

For last nights beginners class with a focus on raising ukes elbow before turning. We practiced Hiriki No Yosei Ni movements focusing on moving everything together along the centre line in sota dosa. This ensures that we can not push or pull when turning with uke in Shomen Uchi Ikkajo Ni. Once we had carefully [...]

2016-09-06T08:09:05+01:00July 28th, 2016|

Hijiate Kokyu-Nage (肘当て呼吸投げ)

For Sunday training this week we looked at Hijiate Kokyu-Nage (肘当て呼吸投げ) a technique where we place (ate) our arm on uke's elbow (hiji) and project their shoulder downwards as we throw (nage). We worked on moving the hands only when moving the body before working on extending the power to uke's shoulder before the throw [...]

2016-10-12T08:47:21+01:00July 17th, 2016|