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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Bokken suburi “problems” Hi! Any exercise that strengthens your forearms will help. Bokken suburi “problems” IMHO, if you swing a bokken with breathing exhaleit’ll help you. As Jun already noted – use the Bokken’s tip as your guide. If you think that was arrogant and condescending, get on my bad side and find out how bad I can really be?

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I’m sure there are many things you can “do”, however I find the mind control aspect of it more workable. Here’s the short version.

I know time will make me improve, but I want some hints anyway. Find More Posts by VegasJody. Try this and get back to me. Bokken suburi “problems” Quote: Further advices regarding Bokken, anyone?

Just as you remove an axe from a stump, you would use your body to raise and remove, or use your body with a bokken to carry the energy. Visit Kent Enfield’s homepage.


Barnegaat, NJ Join Date: Stockholm, Sweden Join Date: Of course, if you try sword cutting techniques like Toyama-ryu, you will find out that aikido subori is completely different. Dan Dinowich DanD wrote: Soseikan, Worth IL Location: When I have to die by the sword, I will do so with honor. Don’t think about this whole the time. Sorry I can’t come up with any mechanical advise.

Better than whining and crying all the time. You need to forget this problem for while and Kaedekan dojo, Sofia, Bulgaria Location: If you step forward while suuri a bokken, back foot should move on and stop with your bokken.

Practice was the main thing for me. Obviously over muscling it using the wrong muscles or the right muscles in the wrong combination is no good, but you still need to use the muscles of your lower body, back, and forearms.

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At that point, siburi is a matter of relaxing to let the practice of repetition teach you what you need to know. You have your own personality problems to deal with, I suggest you, at least, try to deal with them.

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But when my sensei does it, even with lots of speed, he always manages to stop nokken without it “shaking” at all. It’s just like hitting pause on a movie. Find More Posts by Larry Feldman.

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There is a mental attitude that goes along with the physical manifestation of bringing the swing of a the bokken to an appropriate end, but there is also a simple physical exercise that allows it to happen. Find More Posts by MikeE. It’s exactly as same as shomenuchi.

Maybe I am, but at least, I have an answer that is reinforced by the teachings of more than one aikido teacher with over thirty years in aikido, and a couple of shihan, from various seminars and lessons. Patrik Eng Ta Kung wrote: I feel like the mean widdle kid Red Skelton used to play.

Hudson, WI Join Date: 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 seen other styles that does the suburi differently.

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