Aikibatto Jo 2

USHIRO: evasive step.

Aikijo Exercises for Aikido

Shiho USHIRO

USHIRO




Shiho Ushiro, the 2nd exercise.

USHIRO

Shiho   USHIRO

  TORITORI UKEUKE
  USHIRO: starting position.
Starting position. Tori at left, uke at right.
1
Starting with jo at left side, back turned to uke.
Starting in chudan kamae, sword drawn and held at middle guard, behind tori.
2
USHIRO: uke advances.
Step forward with left foot, lift sword to jodan kamae, over the head.
3
Step forward with left foot, then right foot forward to the right.
Step forward with right foot.
4 USHIRO: evasive step.
Chudan giri, cut to middle level, in the direction of tori's original position.
5
Turn around on the spot, then the jo to chudan kamae.
Short step back, draw sword to jodan kamae. Step forward with the right foot.
 
USHIRO: turn.
USHIRO: gedan uchi.
6
Step forward to the right with the right foot, gedan uchi, low level hit on uke's knee, while uke's arms are still over the head.
 
7
 
Chudan giri, cut to middle level, in the direction of tori's former position.
8
Lift jo to jodan kamae, over the head, and turn toward uke.
Yokomen, hit to the side of uke's head.
USHIRO: jodan kamae.
9
USHIRO: yokomen uchi.
Yield sword to migi no waki, right side guard.
Retreat three steps.
  USHIRO: uke retreats.
Uke retreating.
10
Pull jo back to chudan kamae, middle guard.
Step back to the starting position.
 
  MAE: final position.
Ending position. Tori at left, uke at right.
  TORI: Stefan Stenudd UKE: Tomas Ohlsson

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