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Ringsend Dojo. 31 January 2023

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 Today in the Ringsend dojo we covered 20 jo suburi: Tsuki no bu Chokuzuki Kaeshizuki Ushirozuki Tsuki gedan gaeshi Tsuki jodan gaeshi Uchi no bu Shomen uchikomi Renzoku uchikomi Menuchi gedan gaeshi Menuchi ushirozuki Gyaku yokomen ushirozuki Katate no bu Katate gedan gaeshi Katate toma uchi Hachi no ji gaeshi Hasso no bu Hasso gaeshi uchi Hasso gaeshi tsuki Hasso gaeshi ushirozuki Hasso gaeshi ushiro uchi Hasso gaeshi ushiro barai Nagare no bu Hidari nagare gaeshi uchi Migi nagare gaeshi tsuki #aikido #aikidodublin #aikidofingal #iwamaaikido

Balbriggan Dojo. 29 January 2023

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A last week newcomer returned and joined our dojo. So today again we focused on the basic exercises. Tai Sabaki Migi Hanmi Hidari Hanmi Irimi Tenkan Irimi Tenkan Mae Ukemi Ushiro Ukemi Mae Shikko Tai Jutsu Tai no Henko Tai no Henko Ki no Nagare Morotedori Kokyuho Kosadori Ikkyo Omote & Ura Kosadori Kotegaeshi 1 Kosadori Kotegaeshi 2 Zagi Kokuuho Bukiwaza Ken no Kamae Shiboru Undo #aikido #aikidobalbriggan #aikidodublin #aikidoireland #takemusuaikido #takemusuaikidofingal #aikidopractice #japanesemartialarts #balbriggan #mybalbriggan

Ringsend Dojo. 24 January 2023

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Today we had a full house in Ringsend Dojo. Everyone was able to come today to the practice.  Tai Jutsu: Tai no Henko Tai no Henko Ki no Nagare Morotedori Kokyuho Shomen Uchi Shihonage Katatedori (Menuchi) Shihonage Zagi Kokyuho Bukiwaza 31 Jo Kata #aikido #aikidodublin #martialarts #japanesemartialarts #budo #jo #aiki #aikidoireland #takemusuaikido #ourpractice #takemusuaikidofingal

Balbriggan Dojo. 22 January 2023

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Today a new person came to Balbriggan dojo to taste the flavour of Aikido. As usual, in such cases, we covered the very basic techniques. Tai Sabaki: Migi Hanmi Hidari Hanmi Irimi Tenkan Irimi-Tenkan Kaiten Tai Jutsu Tai no Henko Tai no Henko Ki no Nagare Katatedori Kokyuho Kosadori Ikkyo Omote Katatedori Kotegaeshi Zagi Kokyuho  #aikido #aikidobalbriggan #aikidodublin #aikidoireland #takemusuaikido #takemusuaikidofingal #aikidopractice #japanesemartialarts #balbriggan #mybalbriggan

Ringsend Dojo. 17 January 2023

 I n Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre we were only two. We covered the techniques as follows: Tai-Jutsu: - Tai no Henko - Tai no Henko Ki no Nagare - Morotedori Kokyuho - Katatedori Kokyuho - Katatedori Shihonage - Katadori Nikyo Ura - Zagi Kokyuho Bukiwaza - 31 Jo Kata

Balbriggan Dojo. 15 January 2023

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Today we focused on Morotedori Kokyuho variations: Warming up: Mae Shikko Ushiro Shikko Mae Shikko-Kaiten Mae Ukemi Ushiro Ukemi  Tobi Ukemi Tai Jutsu: Tai no Henko Tai no Henko Ki no Nagare Morotedori Kokyuho Kihon Morotedori Kokyuho Twisting Arm Morotedori Kokyuho pushing up Morotedori Kokyuho pulling down Morotedori Kokyunage Zagi Kokyuho Bukiwaza: Ken no Kamae Shiboru Undo Migi&Hidari Shiboru Undo with step Migi & Hidari #aikido #aikidobalbriggan #aikidodublin #aikidoireland #takemusuaikido #takemusuaikidofingal #aikidopractice #japanesemartialarts #balbriggan #mybalbriggan

Ringsend dojo. 10 January 2023

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Today was the first practice in Ringsend Dojo after the Christmas break. We started this year by learning 31 kata and kumijo: 31 jo kata 31 kumijo: Movements 1-3 Movements 4-6 Movements 1-6 Movements 9-11 Movements 1-11 Movements 13-17 Movements 1-17 #aikido #aikidodublin #martialarts #japanesemartialarts #budo #jo #aiki #aikidoireland #takemusuaikido #ourpractice #takemusuaikidofingal

Balbriggan Dojo. 8 January 2023

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Today was our first practice in 2023. We focused on jo-dori techniques. Tai no Henko Tai no Henko Ki no Nagare Morotedori Kokyuho Ryotedori Kokyuho Jo-dori Kokyuho  Jo-dori Kokyunage  Jo-dori Ikkyo Tsuki Ikkyo Omote Zagi Kokyuho #aikido #aikidobalbriggan #aikidodublin #aikidoireland #takemusuaikido #takemusuaikidofingal #aikidopractice #japanesemartialarts #balbriggan #mybalbriggan

Ringsend Dojo. 20 December 2022

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Today was the last training in Ringsend dojo this year. We had a little fun by doing ki no nagare techniques. Tai-Jutsu: Tai no Henko Tai no Henko Ki no Nagare Morotedori Kokyuho Katatedori Kokyuho Katatedori Kaitenage Katatedori Kaitenage Ki no Nagare Katatedori Iriminage Defence from two attackers doing Katatedori one by one: Kokyuho, Kaitenage, Iriminage Zagi Kokyuho Bukiwaza: 31 no Jo Kata 31 no Jo Awase: Movements 9 - 11    #aikido #aikidodublin #martialarts #japanesemartialarts #budo #jo #aiki #aikidoireland #takemusuaikido #ourpractice #takemusuaikidofingal

Balbriggan Dojo. 18 December 2022

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Today was the last practice of 2022 in the Balbriggan dojo. We welcomed a newcomer who decided to join our dojo in January. Today we did basic kosadori techniques to introduce our new member to Takemusu Aikido.  Taijutsu: Tai no Henko Tai no Henko Ki no Nagare Morotedori Kokyuho Kosadori Ikkyo Omote Kosadori Kotegaeshi Kosadori Iriminage Zagi Kokyuho Bukiwaza: Jo Suburi - Tsiki no Bu: Choku Zuki Kaeshi Zuki Ushiro Zuki Tsuki Gegan Gaeshi Tsuki Jodan Gaeshi In the end, E. presented us with some sweets to celebrate the year-end practice. #aikido #aikidobalbriggan #aikidodublin #aikidoireland #takemusuaikido #takemusuaikidofingal #aikidopractice #japanesemartialarts #balbriggan #mybalbriggan