Douglas Kohai informed us that he was in a "good mood" and that meant we were going to have some very serious workouts!!!
Appreciation goes out to Piotr MASZTALERZ Shidoin whose You Tube video entitled "Conditioning for beginners" provided us with most of the workouts that we did on this particular session.
For those interested in watching the video,kindly copy & paste the following link to your browser:
After the workout session that included some new exercises that I had never done before,Douglas Kohai kicked off the "techniques" session with the following attacks/techniques:
-From Suwari Waza: Kata Dori Ikkyo Omote.
-From Tachi Waza: Tsuki Kote Gaeshi and Shiho Nage(both Omote)respectively.
-Shomen Uchi Kote Gaeshi nad Shiho Nage(both Omote)respectively.
-Jiyu Waza featuring the two attacks/techniques mentioned above.
-Ushiro Ryote Dori Kote Gaeshi and Sankyo(both Omote)respectively.
-Shorter version of Nikyo from the Ai Hanmi Katatedori stance.
-Hanmi Handachiwaza Shiho Nage.
The session came to a close with Kokyu Ho Kokyu Dosa.
-A lady "trying out" Aikido for the very first time.
NEXT SESSION:THURSDAY,JULY 17 @ THE SAME VENUE