Welcome to AikiWeb Aikido Information
AikiWeb: The Source for Aikido Information
AikiWeb's principal purpose is to serve the Internet community as a repository and dissemination point for aikido information.

Sections
home
aikido articles
columns

Discussions
forums
aikiblogs

Databases
dojo search
seminars
image gallery
supplies
links directory

Reviews
book reviews
video reviews
dvd reviews
equip. reviews

News
submit
archive

Miscellaneous
newsletter
rss feeds
polls
about

Follow us on



Home > AikiWeb Aikido
Go Back   AikiWeb Aikido Forums > AikiWeb AikiBlogs > Seeking Zanshin: Blood, Sweat, Tears & Aikikai

Hello and thank you for visiting AikiWeb, the world's most active online Aikido community! This site is home to over 22,000 aikido practitioners from around the world and covers a wide range of aikido topics including techniques, philosophy, history, humor, beginner issues, the marketplace, and more.

If you wish to join in the discussions or use the other advanced features available, you will need to register first. Registration is absolutely free and takes only a few minutes to complete so sign up today!

Seeking Zanshin: Blood, Sweat, Tears & Aikikai Blog Tools Rating: Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 02-24-2005 10:53 PM
jducusin
Offline
rss2
One small gal + a dojo full of big guys = tons o' fun
Blog Info
Status: Public
Entries: 272 (Private: 12)
Comments: 195
Views: 531,391

In General Breaking Bad Habits and Such Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #96 New 01-24-2004 11:30 AM
...technique-wise, that is.

Thursday night after Jo practice, we revisited Ushiro Ryotekubidori Ikkyo again. It was a nice opportunity to continue fine-tuning things, and as is always the case on such occasions, I learned about a few extra details that make things a little easier for myself --- such as:
- Sempai Jeremy drew my attention to arranging my hands during the initial sweep downwards and back into a similar position to that during Kokyudosa in order to make things more awkward for a taller uke (in this case, him)
- sliding backwards once uke's arm is in front of me
- getting my hip right into uke's side/armpit for better control while bringing him down and into the pin

Stuff re: the pin --- and all this time, I thought it was against the elbow! Poor uke...it's actually on the muscle just above it; when I do it correctly (rarely ) I feel like the side of my hand fits into a groove as I roll it forward.

Last night (Friday) was spent working on Shomenuchi Shihonage. I need to remember that the hand that torques uke's is the one that initially cuts his down.

I also have this bad habit of sliding back as I complete the turn into the throw (thus negating the effect of the tension on uke's arm that would typically take his centre). I got to work on this a lot, taking it in stages and going slowly --- but I still don't feel like it has made much progress. My ukes seemed to think it has, but I personally couldn't feel a difference.
Views: 364



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:57 PM.



vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2017 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited
----------
Copyright 1997-2017 AikiWeb and its Authors, All Rights Reserved.
----------
For questions and comments about this website:
Send E-mail
plainlaid-picaresque outchasing-protistan explicantia-altarage seaford-stellionate