Shoji Nishio Sensei is one of aikido’s most innovative teachers incorporating elements from his extensive experience in judo, karate, iaido, and jojutsu in his martial-oriented interpretation of aikido. Nishio Sensei has also developed an elaborate series of bokken, jo, and iaido variations of key techniques as part of his comprehensive system. Each DVD in this series two remastered programs from our Nishio video series from 1996-97. The visual quality of these DVDs is outstanding!
Nishio Aikido, Volume 7: Katadori Menuchi
Part seven presents katadori menuchi techniques including warmup exercises, katadori ikkyo, katadori menuchi nikyo, katadori menuchi sankyo, katadori menuchi koshinage, katadori menuchi shihonage, katadori menuchi gyakukimenage, katadori menuchi irimi, and katadori menuchi kotegaeshi. The demonstrations also include the ken tai ken and ken tai jo applications of the above techniques.
Nishio Aikido, Volume 8: Aikido Toho Iai, Part One
Part eight covers the first seven of the Aikido Toho Iai forms which are unique to Nishio Aikido. The Iai kata and the taigi techniques that inspired them shown are Shohatto maegiri, Kiriage, Uke nagashi, Ushirogiri, Zengogiri, Tsukaosae, and Tekubiosae.
Nishio Aikido, Volume 9: Aikido Toho Iai, Part Two
Part nine continues the presentation of the remaining eight forms of Aikido Toho Iai which are unique to Nishio Aikido. The Iai kata and corresponding taigi techniques covered are Kawashi tsuki, Tsukekomi, Tsume, Sanpo, Shiho, Nukiawase, Todome, and Tomesuemono.