Edward Karaa (Edward) wrote:
Well, I believe this is the very principle of Judo's sacrifice throws (sutemi). For some reason, we are not taught that in aikido...
At least two aikido (Aikikai) shihan I've trained with have done sutemiwaza.
(I also remember throwing one sixth dan guest instructor we had for one of our seminars in a sutemiwaza (something close to uki waza
from shomenuchi) when he was uke for me. I guess he must have liked it since he did present me with a T-shirt of his dojo at the conclusion of the seminar...)