Professor Tomiki believed strongly that a combination of jūdo and kendō principles (genri) were vital to development of practical jūjutsu (what he later called his aikidō). Tegatana dosa is a core piece of kendō principles applied without a blade. Nariyama Shihan later distilled these are the 3 Principles and 6 Concepts. Tegatana Dosa (Drilling) TheContinue reading “Tegatana”
10 techniques used to counter the first 10 randori techniques.
3 techniques based on “floating.”
Technique Names Shomen Ate (Front Strike) Ai Gamae Ate (Facing Side Strike) Gyaku Gamae Ate (Mirror Side Strike) Gedan Ate (Low Strike) Ushiro Ate (Rear Strike) Principles Atemi are not really strikes in the sense of punches. They are ways of moving your opponent’s body along their lines of kuzushi. There are two lines ofContinue reading “Atemi Waza (1-5)”