Techniques: Boken

Iwama Ryu Aikido boken techiques (“ken” for short)

Tachi Dori – Kote Gaeshi

Weapons taking. Tachi dori – kote gaeshi. Some Important points are: Keep your backhand out of the way of the sword cut – or you may end up with broken fingers – or less fingers if it’s a live blade. Kote gaeshi comes from ken. Think weapons while throwing. You need to perform utemi to […]