Seigo Okamoto Shihan, founder of the Daito Ryu Aikijujutsu Roppokai, demonstrates the fine points of the basic and advanced techniques of this soft style Daito Ryu.
The Roppokai features many unusual unbalancing techniques seen in no other art. Okamoto is a leading student of Kodo Horikawa of Kitami, Hokkaido who established the Kodokai.
This DVD includes complete English voiceover of explanations of more than 90 Daito Ryu techniques.
BONUS: This program contains a special interview with Seigo Okamoto about his early training days under Kodo Horikawa sensei, his later establishment of Daito Ryu Aikijujutsu Roppokai as an independant organization, his training philosophy, and trips abroad to teach Roppokai techniques.
Length: 46 min.
Daito Ryu Aikijujutsu Roppokai by Seigo Okamoto is an excellent introduction to Roppokai Daito Ryu, especially for anyone who has not been exposed to to “soft” Daito Ryu techniques. Both aikiage and aikisage are demonstrated and exercises to develop the two skills and variations are provided, along with applications.
Excellent DVD of Superb Quality. If this is at your level, it makes much clear. Semete, Mamorite, Aikiage, Aikisage, Aikizeme, Otoshi, Taisabaki, Ashisabaki, Kokyuho, Kotomoe, Kokaiten. Superb and Superior Quality with much revealed (Zeme/Seme)