It was a pleasure to have in our midst Naseem who was with us on September 17 last year and who has been in Nairobi for business.
Furthermore, we were priviledged to have Daniel Sempai in our midst after having survived winter and uchideshi in Poland.
A light warm up session kicked off the day's activites followed by Mae and Ushiro Ukemi (Tachi Waza) before Naseem San guided us through the following:
-A version of Ai Hanmi Katatedori Ikkyo Undo whereby Uke counters the Ikkyo opening and reverses the technique on Tori.
-Shiho Nage Ura.
-Ude Kime Nage.
-Irimi Nage Omote.
-Kote Gaeshi Omote.
Before the end of the session, there was Randori whereby the senior Aikidoka went through all that we learnt on this particular day. I was fortunate not to have dislocated my left shoulder after having been 'swept' to the ground by Naseem San during Randori.
NEXT SESSION: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2016 AT THE SAME VENUE.