John’s Creek Lifetime Class Notes – Aug 9, 2012

Theme: Kokyu Ho
Attendees: Sensei, Shane, Jay, Taylor, Anthony, Paul

Forward and Backward rolls, forward shiko, backward shiko (everybody)
Forward to backward rolls, spinning shiko (advanced belts)
Irimi and Tenkan
Morote Dori Kokyu Ho (KH and KNN)
Katate Dori Kokyu Ho(KH, KNN, Direct Entry)
Ryote Dori Kokyu Ho (KH and KNN)

Areas for improvements mentioned during class:

  • BIG CIRCLES with the arm when performing Kokyu Ho.
  • Ki no nagari not only means to be in motion for the blend, but to also continue a fluid motion throughout the technique.