We took some slow motion footage of his shiho-nage so coach Giles could see what he is doing wrong. Hmm. More practice Giles!
As the first chill of Winter hits we are very pleased to find a fantastic new place to train. On Mondays and Thursdays we shall be at La Verite Dance Projects in Fallon St from 6.30-8pm. It is a big
Goodbye to Albert St. Our association with the historic Shudokan Budo Academy is over, but there are exciting new developments in the works that will keep us in Brunswick.As I arrived at the dojo one day a very upset man
Fujimori Shihan’s life was budo. This was mainly developing his own butoku, or martial virtue, by incessant training and development of skill. It was also helping others who had the right commitment and spirit to do the same. As part
Join us at the Melbourne Budo Academy on Sunday, August 20 for a comprehensive workshop on the Shiho-nage technique. In the 70’s, Brett Nener Sensei trained daily with Akamon Aikido at Tokyo University and the Shiseikan Dojo at Meiji Jingu.
Grainy, unfocused, badly framed footage. It it were black and white I could pretend that it was of an old master. Ude garami to a straight jab pulled back into guard.
謹賀新年 Happy New Year. Training will recommence Tuesday January 17. Here’s the Sumo Dezuiri ceremony at Meiji Jingu to wish us all health and good fortune. Sorry for the cheesy music intro, it’s the best footage I could find.
Let’s make the date official. Grading is next Thursday November 10. To save you scanning through past blogs this is the grading syllabus. Ganbatte!
Diagonal movement day, spot the theme. In Butokuryu Aikijujutsu we use the same movements that we practice in suburi and tai-jutsu to perform atemi. We try to make our throwing techniques soft but powerful, and practicing atemi enables us to
These clips have been on the facebook page for a little while, but some of our members aren’t new media enough to see them. For their benefit, and to give some idea of what we do I’m posting them here.