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Shoji Nishio Complete DVD Set ($59.95)

SHOJI NISHIO was one of the art’s true innovators, possessor of a dynamic style built on long years of study in other disciplines melded superbly into his unique aikido. Speed, effectiveness, and elegance are the hallmarks of Nishio Sensei’s aikido. His impact on aikido was felt strongly both in Japan and abroad due to his extensive travel and frequent seminars.

Fortunately, his technical legacy is preserved in the form of this wonderful 4-DVD set that he compiled during the height of his career. Nishio Sensei attached great importance to the martial integrity of aikido and thoroughly explored the use of atemi and the ken and jo in his curriculum. These study aids are essential to learning Nishio Sensei’s vast aikido system and will stimulate the thinking of beginners and advanced students alike.

This is the time for you to take action and get exposure to one of postwar aikido’s major teachers. Aikido Journal is making these materials available at an affordable price, so it is up to you to avail yourself of this opportunity to improve your skills. Serious martial artists are always challenging themselves with new input from the very best instructors. Shoji Nishio Sensei is one such person.

Shoji Nishio: Nishio Aikido, Vols. 1 & 2

Gyakuhanmi Katatedori / Aihanmi Katatedori

Shoji Nishio Sensei is one of aikido’s most innovative teachers incorporating elements from his extensive experience in judo, karate, iaido, and jojutsu in his martial-oriented interpretation of aikido. Nishio Sensei has also developed an elaborate series of bokken, jo, and iaido variations of key techniques as part of his comprehensive system. Each DVD in this series two remastered programs from our Nishio video series from 1996-97. The visual quality of these DVDs is outstanding!

Part one covers the complete series of gyakuhanmi katatedori techniques. The techniques demonstrated include: kaitennage, ikkyo, nikyo, sankyo, shihonage, yonkyo, iriminage, kotegaeshi, sotomakikomi.

Part two of the Nishio Aikido videotape collection covers the entire aihanmi katatedori series in great depth. The following techniques are demonstrated and explained: joho kaiten, ikkyo, shihonage, nikyo, iriminage, kotegaeshi, sankyo.

Complete English voiceovers of all Japanese explanations.

Shoji Nishio: Nishio Aikido, Vols. 3 & 4

Shomenuchi 1 / Shomenuchi 2

Shoji Nishio Sensei is one of aikido’s most innovative teachers incorporating elements from his extensive experience in judo, karate, iaido, and jojutsu in his martial-oriented interpretation of aikido. Nishio Sensei has also developed an elaborate series of bokken, jo, and iaido variations of key techniques as part of his comprehensive system. Each DVD in this series two remastered programs from our Nishio video series from 1996-97. The visual quality of these DVDs is outstanding!

Part three of the Nishio Aikido video series is part one of a detailed presentation of shomenuchi techniques. Nishio Sensei demonstrates side-escape techniques followed by explanations of shihonage, ikkyo, gokyo, irimi, and kotegaeshi. All the techniques are demonstrated empty-handed and using the ken and jo.

Part four of the Nishio Aikido videotape series is the second part of the presentation of shomenuchi techniques. Covered are numerous side-entry techniques including irimi, kotegaeshi, and nikyo; the furikaburi series covers irimi, kotegaeshi, and sankyo. Finally, many applied techniques (oyowaza) are demonstrated.

Complete English voiceovers of all Japanese explanations.

Shoji Nishio: Nishio Aikido, Vols. 5 & 6

Yokomenuchi / Ryotedori-Sodedori

Shoji Nishio Sensei is one of aikido’s most innovative teachers incorporating elements from his extensive experience in judo, karate, iaido, and jojutsu in his martial-oriented interpretation of aikido. Nishio Sensei has also developed an elaborate series of bokken, jo, and iaido variations of key techniques as part of his comprehensive system. Each DVD in this series two remastered programs from our Nishio video series from 1996-97. The visual quality of these DVDs is outstanding!

Part five of the Nishio Aikido videotape collection presents numerous techniques from yokomenuchi attacks including: shihonage, irimi, kotegaeshi, ken & jo, jo tai ken, ikkyo, nikyo, sankyo, gokyo, and koshinage. Nishio Sensei explains each technique in detail.

Part six of the Nishio Aikido series covers a variety of ryotedori and sodedori techniques. The techniques demonstrated are: shihonage, ikkyo ura, katate series, nagewaza, kokyunage, ikkyo, nikyo, sankyo, gyaku kime, shime, kirihanashi kotegaeshi, ken tai ken, and jo tai ken.

Complete English voiceovers of all Japanese explanations.

Shoji Nishio: Nishio Aikido, Vols. 7 - 9

Katadori Menuchi / Aikido Toho Iai, Parts 1 & 2

Shoji Nishio Sensei is one of aikido’s most innovative teachers incorporating elements from his extensive experience in judo, karate, iaido, and jojutsu in his martial-oriented interpretation of aikido. Nishio Sensei has also developed an elaborate series of bokken, jo, and iaido variations of key techniques as part of his comprehensive system. Each DVD in this series two remastered programs from our Nishio video series from 1996-97. The visual quality of these DVDs is outstanding!

Nishio Aikido, Volume 7: Katadori Menuchi

Part seven presents katadori menuchi techniques including warmup exercises, katadori ikkyo, katadori menuchi nikyo, katadori menuchi sankyo, katadori menuchi koshinage, katadori menuchi shihonage, katadori menuchi gyakukimenage, katadori menuchi irimi, and katadori menuchi kotegaeshi. The demonstrations also include the ken tai ken and ken tai jo applications of the above techniques.

Nishio Aikido, Volume 8: Aikido Toho Iai, Part One

Part eight covers the first seven of the Aikido Toho Iai forms which are unique to Nishio Aikido. The Iai kata and the taigi techniques that inspired them shown are Shohatto maegiri, Kiriage, Uke nagashi, Ushirogiri, Zengogiri, Tsukaosae, and Tekubiosae.

Nishio Aikido, Volume 9: Aikido Toho Iai, Part Two

Part nine continues the presentation of the remaining eight forms of Aikido Toho Iai which are unique to Nishio Aikido. The Iai kata and corresponding taigi techniques covered are Kawashi tsuki, Tsukekomi, Tsume, Sanpo, Shiho, Nukiawase, Todome, and Tomesuemono.

Complete English subtitles for all Japanese explanations.

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