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|