Traditional Japanese Martial Arts for Adults
Adult Aikido Testing Event - April 25th, 2012
Some picutres from our recent adult testing event. The video isn't ready yet, but will be posted shortly.
Testing begins with a formal bow and then the demonstration of some basic exercises. Here two students demonstrate KAITEN UKEMI MAE or a forward roll.
Mike performs SHOMEN-UCHI IKKYO on Officer Brad Proulx.
ABOVE: Watch carefully, guys. You three will be testing soon!
RIGHT: Brad now returns the favor to Mike.
Mike pulls UKE double duty for retired Aire Force officer, Eric.
BELOW: Brad practices RANDORI or random, multiple attackers from two senior students.
ABOVE: Eric turns on the juice for a SHIHONAGE.
ABOVE & LEFT: Eric and Lora both get their turn at RANDORI, too.
ABOVE: Richard was a good sport being "man-handled" by Lora for almost 30 minutes straight!
ABOVE: Eric sweeps the mat with Mike's face!