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ESCalderon Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 01-16-2007 07:42 AM
Erik Calderon
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Erik Calderon's Martial Arts Program
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In General 1-19-2007 Lunch Class Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #4 New 01-19-2007 01:15 PM
Another wonderful class in the cold weather. Last night we actually got the chance to open up all the doors and "cool" the place down just a bit more. And I can't believe that not one person complained about their toes going numb.

Today we covered the following techniques:

Swari-waza Kokyu-ho
Ryote-dori Tench-nage
Shomen-uchi Ikkyo Omote
Shomen-uchi Ikkyo Ura
Shomen-uchi Nikyo Ura
Kata-dori Nikyo Omote

Weapons:
Bokuto - Nikyo

Very fast and powerful class. Being able to express Aikido is very important part of learning.

We focused a lot on Kokyu and using your body, lowering your center to perform techniques. This is probably why people sometimes think that the shorter you are the better your Aikido is. I tend to disagree. Learn to lower yourself, bend your knees and it doesn't really matter how tall you are, nor your uke.

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