Saturday, September 26, 2009

Shomenate ikkyo

A pretty good demonstration of ikkyo as a counter to shomenate. This is what we played with today at early aiki class. Although a bit different form, this is a good reference for the idea. In Tomikiryu this is called oshitaoshi and it is the #6 form of junana (the 17 fundamentals) instead of the #1 form (ikkyo) as in aikikai.

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