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Effective Aikido: Leading An Overhead Strike Into A Head Control Technique and Throw


(Shomen-uchi Kokyu-Nage Hansha Tenkan) By Roy Y. Suenaka Sensei and Christopher Watson Editor’s Note: FightingArts.com is pleased to offer the second in a series of articles titled “Effective Aikido,” by Master Roy Suenaka and Christopher Watson. Suenaka Sensei, founder of Suenaka-ha Tetsugaku-ho Wadokai Aikido, is one of contemporary aikido’s premier […]

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A Glimpse Of Old Karate From Hohan Soken


By Christopher Caile Suenaka executes an elbow technique to Christopher Caile’s jaw in demonstrating a close quarter technique that Hohan Soken taught him. I am a student of Seido Karate under Kaicho Tadashi Nakamura in New York City. But I am a karate historical buff too, so I am always […]

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