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 “simple,” it still requires that one neutralize the attack, manage the connection and break the opponent’s balance. Watanabe Sensei demonstrates rokkyo from munetsuki or thrust to the midsection.
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