Kaiten Nage, Wheel Throw

Aiki Jujutsu techniques


The True Meaning of Aiki in Aikido and Aikijujutsu, Part 2Aikijujutsu is any jujutsu discipline that focuses on the Japanese principle of “aiki, ” in which a practitioner blends with and defeats an opponent by using one’s internal energy (ki or chi). Various schools of jujutsu and aikijujutsu can trace their lineage back to daito-ryu. Conflicting stories state that either Shinra Saburo Minamoto (1045-1127) or a doctor Yoshimitsu in 1180 lay down the foundation for daito-ryu aikijujutsu (considered the oldest aikijujutsu in Japan) by discovering the mechanics of the joints and muscle attachments while dissecting cadavers. From these discoveries, joint-locking skills, techniques to cause muscle twisting, and strikes to vital points were formalized and perfected during battle.

Takeda Sokaku—whose most notable student was aikido’s founder Morihei Uyeshiba—modified daito-ryu by combining his knowledge of daito-ryu experience with sumo kenjutsu (swordsmanship) and several empty-hand martial arts. In the late 1800s, he named his style daito-ryu aikijujutsu. Takeda Sokaku then honed the art by teaching military officers, police officials and aristocrats.

Similar to bujinkan, aikijujutsu was founded as a “dark, ” secretive and highly combative samurai art. Unarmed fighters used aikijujutsu to kill samurai in full armor.



Share this article





Related Posts


Jujutsu techniques
Jujutsu techniques
Albuquerque Aikikai
Albuquerque Aikikai
Pasadena Aikikai
Pasadena Aikikai

Latest Posts
How to Martial Arts?
How to Martial…
Many people enroll their children into…
Jiu Jitsu Encyclopedia
Jiu Jitsu Encyclopedia
Double gold world champion Bernardo Faria…
Contact Martial Arts
Contact Martial…
Watch out, UFC-a new kind of full-contact…
Florida Sports Martial Arts Academy
Florida Sports…
FSMAA s goal is to bring each and every…
Japanese Jiu Jitsu
Japanese Jiu…
Judo is derived from Japanese Jiu-Jitsu…
Search
Featured posts
  • Jujutsu techniques
  • Albuquerque Aikikai
  • Pasadena Aikikai
  • United Kingdom Aikikai
  • Aikikai Foundation
  • Capital Aikikai
  • Aikikai NYC
  • Aikikai Hombu
  • Boston Aikikai
Copyright © 2017 l www.aikidoofgreensboro.net. All rights reserved.