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Testing Syllabi


  • Fumikomi Hyaku Hachi Judo Kaiten (Cross-step 180° pivot shuffle back)
  • Ukemi
    • Forward roll #3
    • Backward Roll


Hand position for Nikkajo


  • On testing/grading, preparation, formal demonstration & procedure, feedback process
  • Letting your structure do the work, focusing body mechanics
  • Connection, "elbow to elbow"
  • Irimi, entering on the line
  • The role of Atemi - quick, startling & potentially debilitating strikes to vulnerable spots
  • Discussion of phases of Aikido student progression & development
  • Redirection, Tenkan


  • Shioda and the Yoshinkan

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