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 > tiyler_durden's Blog

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!

tiyler_durden's Blog Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 02-23-2005 05:34 AM
tiyler_durden
Offline
rss2
Blog Info
Status: Public
Entries: 117 (Private: 56)
Comments: 2
Views: 51,143

In General Ninja German lesson. Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #60 New 04-27-2005 12:42 AM
Hey,



Well I arrived a little later then usual last night and was greeted at the door by Joss who was super happy to see me. We chatted about the weather and got changed. We chatted about why we where doing Aikido and what we expect and then went in to the dojo.



One of the Jiu Jutsu guys had bust his nose and was bleeding on the benches, the rest where wrestling on the mats and placing each other in painful looking arm locks and other unusual positions.



We waited on Gerald getting ready and started our class. We did the usual communal warm up and then rolling and tumbling from one end of the mat to the other when Paddy arrived and also the little German chick.

We had a full house and where ready to train.



We started with soft cross wrist grab techniques. (Turn Nikajo then Turn Yonkajo, Sankajo, shihunage and then Hijiate). This was super amazing as I learned that all I had to do was wither turn and keep my hands at my head and the technique was dynamite. I could really throw Gerald about like a rag doll if and only if I got it just right. We did this over and over until I felt really good about what I was doing. Gerald really threw me some doing his techniques as we where training mainly on the feel and timing.



We then did the attacks from Shomen (head cut). The techniques where (Kotageshi,Shihomage, Hijiate, kokyunage and Iriminage) all from a chop to the head. I did this with Paddy who got a little flustered with himself as he kept forgetting how to do Shihonage for some reason yet when he did remember it he truly threw me like a rag doll. This was fun.



Then we did five thrusting attacks to the stomach (Ski) the techniques where (Kotageshi, hijiate,sokumen, Shomen irimi and then Ushironage - pull down from behind -) I did this with little Ninja German and let me tell you she has dynamite technique! I tried to hit her and she did the most amazing Kotageshi I have ever experienced to date, truly amazing as I hit the mat! She also has an amazing hijiate to match. She threw me all over with a little smile and a giggle. Yet when it came to my turn I could not throw her in Shomen irimi as I kept losing her, she would disappear under my arms or something. This was truly frustrating, yet understandable as she is so small.



In all a huge learning experience, yet super fun.


T_D
Views: 658



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:58 PM.



vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2014 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited
----------
Copyright 1997-2014 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