The Incidental Jo

The jo is incidental, peripheral to the movement:  it is hara that causes the jo to move, not the jo’s swinging that the body follows.


Fudebakudo Aikido “Glossary” With thanks to Dave “Beholder” Whiteland

Note that some names of attacks given have different names here in Kettering:
kosa dori = gyaku katate dori
morote dori = ryote muchi