Learn Aikido Kata - Koryu Dai Roku

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Learn Aikido Kata - Koryu Dai Roku - Section supported by Aikido books

This page will help you to learn the Aikido kata, Koryu Dai Roku. This kata is divided into seven sections (hand and weapons) listed below.

For other katas, please visit the main Aikido katas page.

Koryu Dai Roku - Sections A-C

Koryu Dai Roku - Sections D-G (Weapons)

Elements of each section of the Koryu Dai Roku kata

Suwari Waza (Section A - Kneeling Techniques)

1. Oshi-taoshi
2. Tentai-oshi-taoshi
3. Hiki-taoshi
4. Tenkai-waki-gatame
5. Ryote-mochi-sumi-otoshi

Tachi Waza (Section B - Standing Techniques)

1. Hiki-otoshi
2. Mae-otoshi
3. Sukui-nage
4. Mae-otoshi
5. Sukai-koho-nage
6. Tentai-nage
7. Ushiro-tentai-nage
8. Ushiro-otoshi
9. Ushiro-nage-kote-gaeshi
10. Tentai-sukui-nage

Tachi Waza (Section C - Standing Techniques)

1. Uke-otoshi
2. Jodan-sukui-nage
3. Tentai-mae-otoshi
4. Tentai-saka-otoshi
5. Katate-mochi-irimi-nage
6. Katate-mochi-shiho-nage
7. Katate-mochi-hiji-kujiki

Tanto Dori (Section D - Standing Techniques, hand against Knife)

1. Irimi-nage
2. Tentai-shiho-nage
3. Tentai-ude-garami
4. Kote-mawashi
5. Koshi-guruma

Tanto Dori (Section E - Standing Techniques, Knife against hand)

1. Irimi-nage
2. Tentai-gyaku-gamae-ate
3. Kote-mawashi
4. Ryote-mochi-irimi-nage

Tachi Dori (Section F - Standing Techniques, hand against sword)

1. Oshi-taoshi
2. Waki-Gatami
3. Hineri-oshi-taoshi-nage
4. Kote-gaeshi

Jo-no-bu Jo-no-tsukai-kata (Section G - Standing Techniques, using Jo against hand)

1. Tentai-ushiro-otoshi
2. Tentai-ashi-bara
3. Tentai-mae-otoshi
4. Kote-mawashi-ude-garami


  1. London Aikido Dojo, Koryu Dai Roku, http://www.londonaikido.com/index.php/aikido/tomiki-system/koryu-no-kata/koryu-dai-roku.html, Added - 8/24/13

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