Rokkyo – The Aiki Dojo 2 Minute Technique #aikido #aikidocenterla #aikidosalamancaaikikai #rokkyo

The Aiki Dojo 2 Minute Technique – Rokkyo Ken Watanabe Sensei, Aikido 6th Dan, Iaido 5th Dan explains the basics of Rokkyo (六教) or “The sixth control hold” in Aikido. Rokkyo may seem like a simple armbar, but it is one of those techniques which illustrates one’s true level of ability. Even though it seems… Continue reading Rokkyo – The Aiki Dojo 2 Minute Technique #aikido #aikidocenterla #aikidosalamancaaikikai #rokkyo

Yubi-Waza Finger locks- The Aiki Dojo 2 Minute Technique – #aikido #aikidocenterla #fingerlocks

The Aiki Dojo 2 Minute Technique – Finger Locks David Ito Sensei covers the basics of Yubi-waza (指技) or “finger locks” in Aikido. Finger locks are a small part of Aikido training and really more used as a transition to other techniques. Let us know if you want us to do a full length video… Continue reading Yubi-Waza Finger locks- The Aiki Dojo 2 Minute Technique – #aikido #aikidocenterla #fingerlocks

11 Unorthodox Aikido Joint Locks – The Aiki Dojo 2 Minute Technique #aikido #jointlocks #budo

The Aiki Dojo 2 Minute Technique – 11 Unorthodox Aikido Joint Locks David Ito Sensei demonstrates some of the more unorthodox joint locks that aren’t so main stream. Generally joint locks or katame-waza (固め技) fall into two categories: osae-waza (押技) or pinning techniques or kansetsu-waza (関節技) or joint manipulations. Every Aikidoist should know a plethora… Continue reading 11 Unorthodox Aikido Joint Locks – The Aiki Dojo 2 Minute Technique #aikido #jointlocks #budo

13 different Aikido nage waza or throws – #aikido #aikidothrows #nagewaza #aikidocenterla

The Aiki Dojo 2 Minute Technique – 13 different Unothodox or Advanced Throws David Ito Sensei demonstrates 13 different unorthodox or advanced Aikido nage waza (投げ技) or throws. There is a probably an infinite number of throws in Aikido, but not all of them are considered kihon-waza (基本技) or “basic techniques.” Many of these throws… Continue reading 13 different Aikido nage waza or throws – #aikido #aikidothrows #nagewaza #aikidocenterla

Kaiten-nage – Rotary Throw – The Aiki Dojo 2 Minute Technique #aikido #aikidocenterla #kodokaidojo

The Aiki Dojo 2 Minute Technique – Kaiten-nage Santiago Almaraz Sensei, Aikido 5th Dan demonstrates the basics of Kaiten-nage (回転投げ) or “wheel throw.” The word kaiten can be translated as “rotary” or “wheel” which indicates that in this case the arm is moving in a rotational manner in order to achieve the throw. Almaraz Sensei… Continue reading Kaiten-nage – Rotary Throw – The Aiki Dojo 2 Minute Technique #aikido #aikidocenterla #kodokaidojo