Léo Tamaki - Aikido - Etudes sur Yokomen DVD vidéo
DVD Aïkido Kishinkaï with Léo Tamaki. Studies of Yokomen
Studies about Yokomen in Aïkido with Léo Tamaki
Léo Tamaki will propose you to study different defenses on Yokomen with 5 entries : Hikimi - Soto irimi - Naka irimi - Irimi sukashi - Machi
Yokomen is a strike on the side of the head. YOKO means side and MEN means head. Aïkido came from the traditional japanese martial arts, which keystrokes are similar to the cutting angles of a saber. It is possible to divide the footworks which enable to cope with a yokomen in several ways. Léo TAMAKI sensei shows five entries, which can then be broken down into many variations and intermediate positions. Léo TAMAKI sensei will explain how to archieve 10 techniques from these footworks. In conclusion, it will cover the work of Tanto-Dori (knife disarming).