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.
On TWIBJJ #83 I had a chance to get to know Chelsea Leah who is an instructor at the AOJ academy in Costa Mesa, CA. She will be competing at the 5 Grappling Super League on Aug 2nd. New products... read more
TWIBJJ #82 with Keith Owen
On today's episode of This Week in BJJ I go over: Latest update on the 5 Grappling Super League (Aug 2nd) EBI 4 (Aug 15th) New Product: Loop Choke by Batata (now avail on demand) Then we go to an... read more
This Week in BJJ #81 with Justin "Juggs" Dee
On this episode of This Week in BJJ I go over: Caulicure: The only way to bring your ears back to their natural beauty! Five Grappling's latest announcements regarding their Super League Event! A breakdown of the Roger Gracie vs... read more