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Calling all aikiForest students! Look out for our ONE MIN BASICS series this April. Practice basics at home + Send in your own one min videos to 91125473 (we will post them and top scorers win prizes).

ONE MIN BASICS

Schedule for April:

STANCE 2/4/2020 – FB Video 
Practice and perfect it at home, then send in a video of yourself doing the exact sequence! Details will be out in the next post. Have fun polishing your basics! <submit by 4 April to 91125473>


IRIMITENKAN 5/4/2020 FB Video
Watch out for details eg. Pivot with ball of your feet. Practice & perfect it at home, then send in a video of yourself doing the exact sequence. No need to do the closeup footwork in your video. 1. 4x Irimi Kaiten Back Irimi (slow) 2. 4x Irimi Kaiten Back Irimi (fast) 3. 4x Irimi Tenkan (circular) 4. 4x Irimi Tenkan Jump <submit by 7 April to 91125473>


3 AIKIDO MOVES 9/4/2020 – FB Video 
1. Kokkyunage 2. Kotegaeshi 3. Iriminage. If you are purple belt & below, just CHOOSE ONE technique to submit. If you are blue belt & above, do all 4 types! Take note of the handwork. Practice & perfect it at home, then send in a video or separate videos of yourself doing the exact sequence. No need to do the closeups. <submit by 11 Apr to 91125473>


SHOMENUCHI IRIMI WITH BOKKEN 12/4/2020 – FB video 
1. Shomenuchi 2. With Irimi 3. With Back Irimi 4. With Family. Make sure you find a safe space to practice! Check the previous post if you need to make a home training Bokken! If you are purple belt & below, just try the FIRST move. If you are blue belt & above, do all four moves! <submit by 14 April to 91125473>
SHOMENUCHI KAITEN WITH BOKKEN 16/4/2020 – FB Video
Using the basics we have practiced in the last video, now we do: 1. Kaiten 2. Irimi & Kaiten 3. Back Irimi & Kaiten 4. Get creative & make your own fun steps! Juniors can just try the FIRST MOVE. For blue belt & above, do all 4 moves! <submit by 18 April to 91125473>


IKKYO OMOTE 19/4/2020 – FB Video
We practice basic steps of Ikkyo, using a prop from home. 1. Simple steps 2. Simple steps with prop 3. Full technique 4. Full technique smoothly with prop. Juniors can just try the FIRST MOVE. For blue belts & above, do all 4 moves! <submit by 21 April to 91125473>


IKKYO OMOTE UKEMI 23/4/2020 – FB Video
 Ingredients required: A bottle and lots of IMAGINATION! You are attacking with an Aihanmi catch and respond to an Ikkyo Omote technique. 1. Your arm gets lifted 2. Ikkyo is done on your arm 3. A fast Ikkyo is done on your arm 4. Try countering the Ikkyo! You can only counter effectively when your ukemi is responsive and flexible. Juniors can try the first move, Senior belts should try all four moves! <submit by 25 April to 91125473>


IKKYO URA 26/4/2020 – FB Video
We do this slowly step by step. 1. Footwork only 2. Add Handwork 3. Full Technique Circular 4. Full Technique with Prop, take note of the Prop (Arm) detail. Juniors can just try the FIRST MOVE. For blue belts & above, do all 4 moves! <submit by 28 April to 91125473>




IKKYO URA UKEMI 30/4/2020 – FB Video
Ok, you need to do this very very carefully with your bottle and ensure you have sufficient space. If you have a mat at home, use it for protection! 1. Your arm gets lifted 2. The same knee follow carefully 3. Your other palm & other leg land carefully 4. Try continuous and counter! Juniors just do the first move, Seniors try all four. <submit by 2 May to 91125473>


THE FIRST ONE MIN BASICS FOR MAY 3/5/2020 – FB Video
The first ONE MIN BASICS (OMB) for May! We are going to have a new format now that you all are good at doing this! Hashtag #aikiforestOMB and post your own video! Have fun! P.s. OMB will now be posted only on Sundays, look out for the new ‘TMB’ on Thursdays…


ONE MIN BASICS FOR MAY 10/5/2020 – FB Video
Create your own different SUMIOTOSHIS at home! Show us your ideas! Have fun! Hashtag #aikiForestOMB to post yourself or send to 91125473 and we will post for you! 


ONE MIN BASICS FOR MAY 17/5/2020 – FB Video
Defence against Tanto Tsuki. Have fun projecting your power with Tsuki! Practice moving away from the line of attack and try out Kokkyunage, Kotegaeshi or any other technique that you can apply. Remember it should be fast & direct because of the weapon! Hashtag #aikiForestOMB or send it to us for posting at 91125473.


 ONE MIN BASICS FOR MAY 24/5/2020 – FB Video
Shihonage Omote! Try both nage and uke part without any equipment. Take note not to do rocking unless you have a mat! Hashtag #aikiForestOMB or send it to us for posting at 91125473 Shihonage Omote! Try both nage and uke part without any equipment. Take note not to do rocking unless you have a mat! Hashtag #aikiForestOMB or send it to us for posting at 91125473.


 ONE MIN BASICS FOR JUNE 1/6/2020 – FB Video
Yes you are right, it’s Shihonage Ura! Try both nage and uke part without any equipment. Take note not to do rocking unless you have a mat! Try the Bokken versions too. Hashtag #aikiForestOMB or send it to us for posting at 91125473.

TWO MIN WORKOUT

2 MIN WORK OUT 7/5/2020 – FB Video
Finally… our very own aikiForest TWO MIN WORKOUT (TMW) is here! Do it by yourself AND with family: Stay Fit, Keep Healthy. Hashtag your own video #aikiForestTMW and be spotted by us as the best TMW video for May!


2 MIN WORK OUT 17/5/2020 – FB Video
The 2nd TMW focus on Yokomenuchi and Ikkyo. Hashtag your own video #aikiForestTMW or send it to us at 91125473 to post it!


2 MIN WORK OUT 22/5/2020 – FB Video
The third TMW focus on combining movements together to train coordination, including footwork, strike-type attacks and Shihonage turning. Hashtag your own video #aikiForestTMW or send it to us at 91125473 to post it! 


2 MIN WORK OUT 29/5/2020 – FB Video
The fourth TMW focus on Tenchinage and Nikkyo ura movements. Good for practicing your basics! Hashtag your own video #aikiForestTMW or send to us at 91125473 to post.