Aiki-Taiso (Aiki Exercises)


Ikkyo undo - wrist stretch with wrist flexed   5 count
Nikyo undo - wrist stretch with thumb down    5
Kotegaeshi undo - wrist stretch with fingers up    5
Sankyo undo - wrist stretch with fingers down    5
Funakogi undo - rowing exercise    4
Shomenuchi Ikkyo undo - upwards arm swinging exercise    4
Zengo undo - shomenuchi with direction change    4
Happo undo - eight direction exercise    8
Tekubikosa undo - wrist crossing exercise    5
Tekubi johokosa undo - cross palms in front of face   5
Sayu undo - enkei undo    4
Sayu Choyaku undo - enkei undo with step to side    4
Udefuri undo - arm swinging exercise    4
Udefuri Choyaku undo - udefuri with a 180° turn and step    4
Ushirotori undo - grasped from behind, throw    4
Ushirotekubitori Zenshin undo - step forward, bow    4
Ushirotekubitori Koti undo - step backward, bow  4
Tenkan undo - turning exercise    4
 

Ukemi (Falls)

Mae ukemi - forward roll 
Koho Tento undo - rocking back and forth exercise
Ushiro ukemi - backward roll
Yoko ukemi - side fall


Tai Sabaki Toshu - empty hand body movement against strikes/grabs


Tai Sabaki with bokken- bokken against bokken strikes Tai Sabaki teaches us the fundamental movements to:
improve coordination,
improve body awareness,
move from the center
 

Clic here for Aikido vocab digest pronuciations


Counting 1-10:

One     Ichi
Two     Ni
Three     San
Four     Shi/Yon
Five     Go
Six     Roku
Seven     Shichi/Nana
Eight     Hachi
Nine     Kyu
Ten     Ju