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Offensive Technique in Aikido

SHOMEN-UCHI IKKYO is one of the most basic techniques in Aikido. It consists of gripping an attacker's arm with both hands and pinning him face down. This technique can, and is in a number of schools, performed in response to a straight overhead strike (S…
The general perception of Aikido is that it is a purely defensive martial art, and that there are no offensive techniques. In fact, Aikido is not so limited. As described in a… http://www.aikidocornwall.uk/blog/offensive-technique-aikido/

Levels of Technique in Aikido Training

Levels of Technique in Aikido Training There are four levels of technique in Aikido training. KATAI (rigid) YAWARAKAI (flexible) KI-NO-NAGARE (flowing) KI (spirit)
There are four levels of technique in Aikido training. KATAI (rigid) YAWARAKAI (flexible) KI-NO-NAGARE (flowing) KI (spirit) KATAI training is also known as KIHON (basic),… http://www.aikidocornwall.uk/blog/levels-technique-aikido-training/

Relations with other Martial Arts...

Relations with other Martial Arts.......... Aiki (as distinct from Aikido) is the origin of all martial arts. This is what the Founder of Aikido wished to express when he named his art takemusuaiki. However, it is important to note that the primordial…
Aiki (as distinct from Aikido) is the origin of all martial arts. This is what the Founder of Aikido wished to express when he named his art takemusuaiki. However, it is… http://www.aikidocornwall.uk/blog/martial-arts/