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 […]
Iwama Ryu Aikido Weapons techniques
Saito Sensei shows the 13 Jo Kata and the Awase – which is broken into parts to practice effectively.
Morihiro Saito Sensei demonstrates a range of knife taking techniques
Saito Sensei demonstrates a range of Jo taking techniques. Translation by Pat Hendicks Sensei
Saito Sensei demonstrates the 20 Jo suburi.
Two videos if saito sensei demonstrating kumi tachi.
In this video Saito Sensei demonstrates the 31 Jo Kata
Theses two videos of Saito Sensei show the 7 boken suburi.
Saito Sensei demonstrates the Kumi Jo partner practice