Aikido Friday Night – 5/3/19 – Wasabi Dojo/Clear Creek Aikido

Aikido players:

Laure and Willie. David had a prior commitment.


Working on a small section of the mat, I refrained. Full set for Laura and Willie. Big falls.

The Walk:



Full set. I had them figure out Ki Harry for releases 5-8. They did well.


I had Laura and Willie work on 10 and 16.


I came up with a way to describe the “fitting” (tsukuri) for waki-gatamae: As you move in with your second step you can feel the “wall” presented by uke’s structure. Once you feel that, it’s time for that foot to stop moving and for the third step to come around so that your body is perpendicular to uke’s

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