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

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