Kaeshiwaza or Reversals is the application of Aiki principles on the part of the uke in Aikido practice. This set offers a delineation of the principles that govern the ability to reverse a technique instantly if ones partner leaves an opening. It is not a basic technique video but rather is intended for the advanced practitioner who already has a firm foundation in Kiho Waza (basic technique) and wishes to take the study of "connection" deeper by learning to apply the same principles which nage uses for executing effortless technique in his or her role as the uke. Kaeshiwaza is the ultimate expression of proper ukemi in that it requires continuous connection with the partner and a relaxed but energized sensitivity that allows one to reverse a technique in the instant ones partner leaves the slightest opening. This set covers the "how to" behind the reversal it is not an attempt to make an exhaustive study of the many reversals that exist in Aikido technique. Kaeshiwaza Vol 2 (available separately) covers the basic kihon waza of Aikido and a set of possible reversals for each one. This set covers the principles that make all reversals possible.
*This is a virtual On Demand item, this is not a physical DVD. **You can watch as many times as you want.
On today's episode of This Week in BJJ we have a lot of news and an interview with my friend and lifelong martial artist - Bruce Bookman. Part 1 covers the news: Updated rules from the IBJJF! Here are the... read more
Interview with 10th Planet Black Belt Denny Prokopos
Recently Budo Jake got the chance to have a heart to heart with one of the best Nogi practitioners in the world, 10th Planet's Black Belt Denny Prokopos. Denny is well know as being Eddie Bravo's first black belt currently... read more
EBI 3 Live PPV on Budovideos.com
Mark your calendars for March 22nd because Eddie Bravo is hosting his third installment of the "Eddie Bravo Invitational" grappling event and Budovideos is proud to provide Live streaming via Pay Per View! Held at the historic Orpheum Theater in... read more