Aiki jumon and the Eight Direction Throw

Tachi Dori

T have organized aiki techniques into ten different dimensions jiimon . Here I would like to discuss two of the principal dimensions aiki-age also called fire-dragon movement and aiki-sage water-dragon movement . My approach to the Daitoryu incorporates the secret teaching of immovable movement fudd no do . Immovable here refers to the idea of being firmly centered or securely grounded, a state in which it is possible to move all other elements. The term immovable can also mean being...

Basic Training Methods Using Specific Techniques

Aikido Techniques Step Step

Every martial art system stresses the development of arm and elbow power and strong finishing movements. In the Daitoryu, stability of the hips and legs and good posture is also very important In medieval times, many battles were conducted on horseback and a high-ranking warrior needed to be able to use both hands and legs equally well in order to control a horse and wield a weapon simultaneously. The samurai of the Aizu domain were said to be especially good at incorporating the movements of...