This section looks at Aikido Ken Suburi or Aikido’s basic bokken techniques. Bokken are wooden swords primarily used for martial arts weapons training. Suburi Bokken – Heavy Bokuto For Swinging Practice. When doing suburi with bokken, you’re supposed to “freeze” your strike when it is aligned horizontaly with the mat (at least in Iwama ryu, I’ve.

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Find More Posts by Williamross Practice was the main thing for me. Jakarta Selatan Join Date: But when my sensei does it, even with lots of speed, he always manages to stop it without it “shaking” at all. This site is home to over 22, aikido practitioners subjri around the world and covers a wide range of aikido topics including techniques, philosophy, history, humor, beginner issues, the marketplace, and more.

Find More Posts by akiy. As Jun already suvuri – use the Bokken’s tip as your guide. Chicago suburbs Join Date: Pay attention to your hand motion, as the wrists do most of the casting even though the arms are moving to accomondate the final destination of the strike, you still need to add more subyri control, less arm control.


Find More Posts by kung fu hamster. Then move from point A to point B. Well, when you cast a fishing rod to send out the line so the hook will go into the water, do you cast it to the ground to go out into the water?

Afterwards you may look like a turtle, but at least you could tell yourself that you spent time training. Further advices regarding Bokken, anyone?

Into suguri water right? While this probably makes it easy to “cut” straight and stop the sword cleanly, your cut will be slow and ineffective, as well as close to your own body.

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Patrik Eng Ta Kung wrote: Continual practice made me finally get comfortable with the bokken. It’s exactly as same as shomenuchi. Visit Kent Enfield’s homepage. Find More Posts by Bruce Baker.

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Anyhow, when I stop my bokken, it always “shakes” a little bit. Find More Posts by Ta Kung. All times are GMT Bokken suburi “problems” Practice! Hello and thank you for visiting AikiWebthe world’s most active online Aikido community!


Hudson, WI Join Date: Atlanta, GA Join Date: Well, after examining my subufi method, the only concrete thing I could come up with was this: LOL of the handle as the important part. Bokken suburi “problems” Hi! Find More Posts by MikeE. Check how your balance is set and whether your shoulders are relaxed at the of the cut.

Obviously over muscling it using the wrong muscles or the right muscles in the wrong combination is no good, but you still need to zuburi the muscles of your lower body, back, and forearms. Registration is absolutely free and takes only a few minutes to complete so sign up today! It feels pretty loose!