Category: Atemi and tegatana

Kihon Atemi Waza

According to Kenji Tomiki we can use 2 methods of applying atemi technique. attacking a physiological weak point attacking a dynamical weak point The former is attacking vital spots of the body like the temple or throat, it creates damage to the body. In the context of Budo Aikido as a non-aggressive, this kind of…

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Atemi and tegatana

Tegatana – handblade In various schools of martial arts, there are different ways of delivering a blow. One can strike with the fist, handblade, elbow, knee or foot or even a combination. The handblade or tegatana (lit. handsword) is the part of the body most often used in aikido to strike in attack or parry…

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