TEGATANA | The AIKIDO 'SWORD HAND'

In this short clip Dunken Francis sensei takes us through some of the shapes that create the Aikido “Sword-hand” or tegatana, and its use in setting up techniques and breaking the opponents balance. to If you enjoyed this video, please hit the LIKE button as it helps YouTube recommend us in searches, thank you and… Continue reading TEGATANA | The AIKIDO 'SWORD HAND'

RACISM IN AIKIDO? | ROBERT MUSTARD SHIHAN

In this very short clip Robert Mustard shihan talks about his experiences with racism in Aikido, a controversial subject and one that is often ignored in our art. We look forwards to hearing people’s views on this as without discussion the situation will never be addressed. If you enjoyed this video, please hit the LIKE… Continue reading RACISM IN AIKIDO? | ROBERT MUSTARD SHIHAN

8 AIKIDO UKEMI DRILLS IN SLOW MOTION

8 variations on the classic Aikido ukemi, demonstrated in slow motion by Dunken Francis sensei, Aikido Silverdale. Watch until the end as they get progressively more difficult. If you enjoyed this video, please hit the LIKE button as it helps YouTube recommend us in searches, thank you and PLEASE SUBSCRIBE! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC73eDRgTsTVjTgx8o_e9wrw?sub_confirmation=1 AIKIDO SILVERDALE PLAYLIST https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lNflHbvHb8&list=PLA520V4pOPWLgGGutGjKnpNokg_pwFC08… Continue reading 8 AIKIDO UKEMI DRILLS IN SLOW MOTION