Aikibatto Jo 5
Aikijo Exercises for Aikido
Uke nagashi OMOTE
Uke nagashi Omote, the 5th exercise.
Starting position. Tori at right, uke at left - for reasons of visibility - but in the text below, tori moves are in left column, uke in right.
Starting with jo by left side, facing uke.
chudan kamae, sword drawn and held at middle guard, facing tori.
Step forward with left foot, lift sword to
jodan kamae, over the head.
Step forward with left foot, jo to
chudan kamae, middle guard.
Step forward with right foot.
Step forward to the right with the right foot,
uke nagashi, parry on high level.
Chudan giri, cut to middle level in the direction of tori's original position.
Continue the movement of the jo, changing hands, passing
jodan kamae as with a sword, to yokomen uchi, hit to the side of uke's head.
Yield sword to
migi no waki, right side guard. Retreat three steps.
Pull jo back to
chudan kamae, middle guard. Step back to the starting position.
TORI: Stefan Stenudd
UKE: Tomas Ohlsson
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