Archive for July, 2007

Kobayashi SenseiWe had a course this weekend where Gordon Jones took us through the style and teaching of Kobayashi Sensei in preparation for Summer School. Here’s my musings on what we covered, we do all these techniques regularly so rather than describe the technique, I will bullet point my interpretation of Gordon’s interpretation of Kobayashi’s focus!! It was all very progressive, the same themes ran throughout the class, so explanations get shorter towards the end – don’t forget everything that came before… Caveat: I didn’t take notes on the day, so all this is from my, most likely flawed, memory.

(Note to non-aikidoka, aikidoka not on the course and possibly those who were: You will find this dull and incomprehensible.) (more…)

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