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Katatetori Kokyunage (Variation #4a)

C. Matrasko enters the attack by stepping into the assailant's area, continuing the motion of the attacker by turning in a clockwise direction. In the same movement, she strikes his face, drawing his balance off center. The movement continues with a dropping of her own one-point  when her body gets close to the attacker's center. As a result of the joining of the movements - nage drops and the uke must follow being drawn into the motion.

As usual, in Aikido practice - physical strength and speed is not a factor in effective technique.

Kokyunage is a movement based on the momentum and direction of the attacker. The idea is to keep yourself and your attacker moving in a forward direction.

Katatetori Kokyunage (Variation #4a)
C. Matrasko

The beauty of Aikido is that you can vary moves, just as long as you keep within the Aikido principles of redirection and adjustment.  

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1978 C. Matrasko

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1/15/2000