Aikibatto Jo 7
Aikijo Exercises for Aikido
1 Starting with jo by left side, facing uke.
migi no waki, side guard with sword drawn and held at right side.
Big step forward, lifting sword to
jodan kamae, over the head.
3 Step forward to the left with left foot, jo to
chudan kamae, middle guard. Follow with right foot.
Chudan giri, cut to middle level, in the direction of tori's original position.
5 Twist body,
kote chudan, strike at uke's wrist from above.
6 Release uke by lifting the front end of the jo, followed by the right foot stepping to the right.
Draw sword to
jodan kamae, backing half a step, and cut in the direction of tori's previous position.
Yokomen uchi, strike to the left side of uke's head.
Yield sword to
migi no waki, right side guard. Retreat three steps.
10 Pull jo back to
chudan kamae, middle guard. Step back to the starting position.
TORI: Stefan Stenudd
UKE: Tomas Ohlsson
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