This is the basic test for beginners. Nage tests with gentle or gradually increasing pressure.
K't if1 yAikido
Beginners commonly approach ki testing by leaning into the test in an attempt to increase mechanical advantage, especially if uke hesitates before testing (Test Two). This is the notorious "Magnetic Hand"' — uke holds it out and nage is attracted to it like magic.
Unfortunately, if you rock forward, you will end up rocking back and lose stability. Nage cannot improve stability just by leaning forward because the test criterion of "perpendicular to nage\ body" becomes "up," a more difficult test. Or, nage may be tested during a motion rather than alter the motion has been completed
The cure for Magnetic Hand is for uke to immediately test from the rear and lor nage to purposely do this a few times to see that it doesn't work.
In seiza. ii losing stability, rather than a lean forward, try a bunny hop forward This changes the environment but not the posture.
Was this article helpful?
Find Out the Broad Array of Aikido Styles, Understanding And Importance! Prepare Tough But Prepare Smart. How will you arrive at your objective of polishing superior Aikido skills? This e-book and audio is a total martial arts guide and will not bore you with the traditional standards and thoughts like other e-books do. We ensure you that this e-book is laden with rare information that will kick start your Aikido training regime in the correct manner and transform your life evermore!