On this DVD, Mitsugi Saotome - a direct student of Aikido's founder - systematically demonstrates the full range of Aikido's throwing and pinning techiniques, from ikkyo to koshinage. Saotome also discusses some of Aikido's philosophical principles, including musubi (harmonious connection), kokyu (contraction and expansion), and taninzudori (principle of multiple attack).
The elegance and precision of Saotome's technique will impress even those who have never studied martial arts. On the other hand, his clear, methadical demonstrations are worthy of study by Aikido's most advanced students as well.
The topics for today's episode of This Week in BJJ are: -Big announcement from Gui Mendes -New Roy Dean Collection -Bernardo Faria new DVD release on Z-Guard. Instead of an interview, this time we have something a little different. We're... read more
TWIBJJ #74 with Marcelo Splinter
On today's episode of This Week in BJJ I talk a little about: -Josh Barnett vs Ryron Gracie from Metamoris 6 -Polaris 1 is now available On Demand -4 matches announced for Polaris 2! -New officially licensed Street Fighter Nogi... read more
Time Travel Tuesdays Kron Gracie vs Sergio Moraes 2008 BJJ World Championships
The 2008 worlds was probably one of the more memorable BJJ events I've had the privilege of not only shooting but it was also the first year we made a DVD for this historic event. If you recall, this was... read more