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1 hour 44 minutes
52 lesson slides

Based on the provided instructions you will be able to learn Nikkyo Aikido control technique. With this lesson you will consider the exact sequence of Nikkyo technique movements, examine the mechanics of the technique performance, and follow the entire procedure of Nikkyo control execution to achieve Aikido goals of conflict neutralization. You will be able to analyze how your natural intensions confront Aiki actions and see the value and approach to self-control in your Aikido practice. You will learn how to perform Nikkyo correctly by receiving the complete set of reference points to tune your Nikkyo performance. The lesson provides concepts and corresponding developing exercises aimed to help you consider Nikkyo from different angles and also improve your body structuring and movement skills. The instructions and exercises are suitable for any person, regardless of previous experience in martial arts, to obtain the right understanding of Nikkyo performance according to the SAA School of Aikido. Although this lesson has its independent value, the lesson instructions include references to the previous lessons for body structuring and movement skills, which have to be available for better Nikkyo comprehension and performance.

Lesson Outline

  • Technique Outlook
  • Sequence of Movements
  • Mechanics of the Influence
  • Integrality of Control
  • Intended Completion
  • Avoided Intentions
  • Counter Actions
  • Mastery Drills
  • Self-Defense Perspective

Workshop Features

  • Detailed Video Instructions
  • Focus Slides
  • Lesson Printouts
  • Forum
  • Notes Pad
  • Additional Resource Materials