This technique is
classical Aikido technique, using an irimi entrance to break the
balance/one-point of the assailant. Note the near-direct entrance in
the beginning of the technique.
As many have stated,
Kokynages (breath throws) are classified as "20-year
techniques", as it takes much practice to perfect. the timing is
nearly as important as the execution of the technique itself.
Kokkyunage, omote - Var. 1,
Angle 1 (above)
James Loeser and C. Matrasko
tenkan movement continues throughout the entire movement. See if you can
count how many tenkans are done just in this movement.
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