City Aikido

Mindfulness in Motion, Self Defense, Mind-Body Harmony

The Art of Ukemi: Fundamentals

An introduction to the fundamental principles of rolling and falling safely and easily. The video is designed both for beginners and as a guide for instructors. Here the art is shown in simple steps, from first day practice to rolling forward and backwards. Proper study should enable one to survive a throw or the loss of balance whether in a violent confrontation or a simple accidental fall. Practice gently. Never exceed your skill, develop it!

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