Yesterday’s wet and chilly weather was hardly ideal for our aikido demo, but after last week’s snow and wind even this felt good. Slippery mats? No problem. More photos below the break…
My stuff was simpler than the above “heaven and earth” throw, like this escape and throw from an arm grab.
Imagination time! Obviously something happened between those two photos. Pretend it was awesome.
This fall and pin was actually kind of fun on the slick mat.
Disarming a guy attacking with a stick. Useful in parts of the country where stick attacks are common.
Bokken on bokken action!