Tai sabaki – body movement

Posted: April 18, 2012 in Aikido, Diary
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Irimi, the union

Irimi, the union (Photo credit: BuDoKa Studio)

I have got confused on some of the basics.  Here are some notes I made on Tai Sabaki – the basic body movements.

Irimi – Enter using a slide or a step.

Tenkan – Turn. Keep the front foot in place and turn your body 180 degrees

Irimi Tenkan – Step and then turn in one fluid

Tai No Henka undo – exercise where you irimi tenkan in response to a wrist grab.

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