Tuesday, October 13, 2009

ushiro ate has game!

In the Tomiki Aikido technique taxonomy, ushiro ate is the fifth technique in the atemi waza section of the seventeen kata. Ushiro ate simply means back strike. It is one of my go-to techniques and probably accounts for 20 percent of my randori (free play) throws.

So here is a selection of the aikido technique ushiro ate performed on athletes at full speed.

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