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WELCOME TO

KAISHUKAN AIKIDO DOJO

A Member Of

THE BRITISH AIKIDO FEDERATION

Under The Direction Of

Kanestuka Shihan (8th Dan Hombu)

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Ashi Sabaki (Foot Movements) Terms
Kanji Romaji Rough Meaning

ayu.mi ashi natural walk

fu.mi.ka.e ashi foot switch
iri.mi ashi entering body step
kai.ten ashi rotation on the feet
oku.ri ashi sending foot slide
san.kaku ashi triangle foot movement
shi.kko "knee go" samurai knee walking
soko.men ashi side facing step
su.ri ashi sliding foot
ten.kan ashi rotating pivot step
ten.shin ashi moving 45 degrees off line
tsu.gi ashi following foot slide
unsoku foot movements
ura.san.kaku ashi reverse triangle step
All foot moves can be performed mae (forward) & ushiro (backward)

Te Sabaki (Hand Movements) Terms
Kanji Romaji Rough Meaning
ko mawa.shi small rotation
o mawa.shi big rotation
soto gae.shi outside reverse
soto mawa.shi outside rotation
te gatana hand blade
uchi gae.shi inside reverse
uchi mawa.shi inside rotation

 

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