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 […]
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
Commentary This series of techniques demonstrated by Saito sensei clearly shows how Ikkyo is built upon progresively as you move through the pins. Saito Sensei states the name of each technique as he completes it
Saito Sensei demonstrates a range of Jo taking techniques. Translation by Pat Hendicks Sensei
Saito Sensei demonstrates shomen uchi ikkyo omotoe and ura waza.
This video is from Saito Sensei’s Sydney Seminar in 1997. Takeyasu Sensei is translating. Saito Sensei demonstrates how to do shomen uchi ikkyo omote waza, and highlights many common problems that people experience, and their solutions.
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