This section looks at Aikido Ken Suburi or Aikido’s basic bokken techniques. Bokken are wooden swords primarily used for martial arts weapons training. Suburi Bokken – Heavy Bokuto For Swinging Practice. When doing suburi with bokken, you’re supposed to “freeze” your strike when it is aligned horizontaly with the mat (at least in Iwama ryu, I’ve.

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Hudson, WI Join Date: Last edited by Bruce Baker: He would say,” Ooooh, if I dood it I get a whippin’ Pay attention to your hand motion, as the wrists do most of the casting even though the arms are moving to accomondate the final destination of the strike, you still need to add more body control, less arm control.

IMHO, if you swing a bokken with breathing exhaleit’ll help you.

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You have to actually swing down out is a better way of thinking of it for a lot of people applying force. I know time will make me improve, but I want some hints bokmen.

The grip should be just strong enough to resist someone pulling the sword straight out. At that point, it is a matter of relaxing to let the practice of repetition teach you what you need to know. Does anyone have a good tip or, even better, a good exercise to improve my suburi?


Kaedekan dojo, Sofia, Bulgaria Location: Atlanta, GA Join Date: If you step forward while swinging a bokken, back foot should move on and stop with your bokken.

Bokken suburi “problems” Quote: Well, after examining my own method, the only concrete thing I could come up with was this: What is bokken suburi? Dan Dinowich DanD wrote: Well, when you cast a fishing rod to send out the line so the hook will go into the water, do you cast it to the ground bokmen go out into the water?

Bokken suburi “problems” IMHO, if you swing a bokken with breathing exhaleit’ll help you. Eventually, you will see the pivot motion contained in the left hand, and the casting motion contained in the right hand.

I had written a nicely detailed explanation of proper grip, te no uchi, and swinging mechanics, but aikiweb deemed to log me out, so it disappeared. Practice was the main thing for me.

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You need to forget this problem for while and Let the sword coast for a small bit. Any exercise that strengthens your forearms will help. All times are GMT Shreveport, Lousiana Join Date: I think I read somewhere that if you do 10, cuts in a day, your motions will hone down to the bare essentials necessary to cut correctly. Barnegaat, NJ Join Date: Chicago suburbs Join Date: Find More Posts by Ta Kung. Find More Posts by Williamross Find More Posts by Hanna B.

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Find More Posts by asiawide. Find More Posts by Kent Enfield. Obviously over muscling it using the wrong muscles or the right muscles in the wrong combination is no good, but you still need to use the muscles of your lower body, back, and forearms.

Bokken exercises – Traditional ken suburi

Don’t grip it too tight. Just as you remove an axe from a stump, you would use your body to raise and remove, or use your body with a bokken to carry the energy. Bokken suburi “problems” Hi! While this probably makes it easy to “cut” straight and stop the sword cleanly, your cut will be slow bokekn ineffective, as well as close to your own body.

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Of course, if you try sword cutting techniques like Toyama-ryu, you will find out that aikido subori is completely different. Find More Posts by kung fu hamster. Further advices regarding Bokken, anyone?

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