Instructions for Aikido's Hiki-otoshi or Pulling Drop

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Instructions for Aikido's Hiki-otoshi or Pulling Drop

This page provides you with instructions for the Aikido Hiki-otoshi technique (also known as pulling drop). This is a basic technique in Aikido. It is also part of Aikido Randori-No kata, one of the Aikido katas.

For other techniques (i.e. wrist, elbow, counters or dislocations), visit the main Aikido Techniques section.

This Video Shows All 17 Of The Aikido Randori-No Kata
Hiki-otoshi Is Shown In Segment #17 (which starts at 5:59 into the video)

YouTube Video of Hiki Otoshi

YouTube Video of Hikiotoshi - Explanation



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