Remote Aikido Dojo

Sample Imagery

Postural issues, head is out of the centre line at the Shomen Uchi contact
Postural issues, head is out of the centre line at the Shomen Uchi contact
Emphasising the collapsed elbow during Ikkyo and failure to extend
Emphasising the collapsed elbow during Ikkyo and failure to extend
Showing the direction of a potential tsuki counter-strike due to the previously demonstrated collapsed elbow
Showing the direction of a potential tsuki counter-strike due to the previously demonstrated collapsed elbow
Postural issues as the nage guides uke to the ground for the ikkyo omote pin
Postural issues as the nage guides uke to the ground for the ikkyo omote pin
Incorrect direction of motion during ikkyo
Incorrect direction of motion during ikkyo
Centre misalignment, shoulders should be at the green line, not yellow
Centre misalignment, shoulders should be at the green line, not yellow
Shoulder misalignment leading to incorrect direction of motion with the arm, advice is to bend the knees sooner
Shoulder misalignment leading to incorrect direction of motion with the arm, advice is to bend the knees sooner
Nage is too high and vulnerable to a secondary attack from behind while pinning in ikkyo
Nage is too high and vulnerable to a secondary attack from behind while pinning in ikkyo
Direction of attack that would over-balance Nage
Direction of attack that would over-balance Nage
Impact zone of Nage after an unbalancing attack
Impact zone of Nage after an unbalancing attack
Drawing attention to the fist as it prepares to tsuki
Drawing attention to the fist as it prepares to tsuki
Drawing attention to Nage's foot and centre
Drawing attention to Nage's foot and centre
Explaining that Nage has moved too soon, before Uke has committed to the attack
Explaining that Nage has moved too soon, before Uke has committed to the attack
Nage is clearly in a poor body position at the end of use kimi nage
Nage is clearly in a poor body position at the end of use kimi nage
Direction of Nage's weakness shown by blue arrow
Direction of Nage's weakness shown by blue arrow
Pointing out that Nage is open to a yokomen strike from Uke due to failure to make an atemi
Pointing out that Nage is open to a yokomen strike from Uke due to failure to make an atemi
Potential strike directions for Uke
Potential strike directions for Uke
Good Nage position, with Uke off-balance and the point of contact below the centres, shown by the green line
Good Nage position, with Uke off-balance and the point of contact below the centres, shown by the green line
Progression back above the centre to the red line sacrificing the good original position
Progression back above the centre to the red line sacrificing the good original position
Further continuation and increasing of Uke's counter chances
Further continuation and increasing of Uke's counter chances
Demonstrating that if Uke drops the elbow in the direction of the red arrow…
Demonstrating that if Uke drops the elbow in the direction of the red arrow…
Extends the hand in the direction of the yellow arrow…
Extends the hand in the direction of the yellow arrow…
Steps around behind Nage guiding them forward…
Steps around behind Nage guiding them forward…
hips and centre end behind nage…
hips and centre end behind nage…
and Uke has successfully turned the flawed technique into Irimi Nage. Final 2 yellow arrows show likely location of Nage's landing spot
and Uke has successfully turned the flawed technique into Irimi Nage. Final 2 yellow arrows show likely location of Nage's landing spot
Advising on the correct direction for Nage, keeping below the centres, extending towards the ground and completing the sumi otoshi properly
Advising on the correct direction for Nage, keeping below the centres, extending towards the ground and completing the sumi otoshi properly

Below are a series of screenshots taken from an analysis video with notes on the correction being highlighted

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