Thread: Suwari waza
View Single Post
Old 02-13-2012, 02:41 PM   #9
mathewjgano's Avatar
Dojo: Tsubaki Kannagara Jinja Aikidojo; Himeji Shodokan Dojo
Location: Renton
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 2,238
Re: suri waza

Kevin McMonagle wrote: View Post
Hi yes I meant suwari waza. Sorry for my ignorance. What are the principles of this posture?

Edited to say. By principles I mean weight distribution when one knee is up, what part of the foot is touching the floor, any little tips like that.
Well you did write that on the thread title...maybe if some of us < cough...cough> paid more attention...
The main thing I focus on is to imagine my feet more or less tied together. So when one foot comes up, the other follows it. This, I believe, is to get the hips moving together. I go for as equally distributed as possible, but not sure how correct that is. I tend to move on the balls of the feet.

  Reply With Quote