Common Mistakes

Presented here are two videos that will offer pointers for correcting common mistakes made when practicing Iwama style bukiwaza. Please study these films as they contain guidance, as passed down by Saito Morihiro Shihan, for correct application of Aiki weapons.


When testing for Iwama Ryu Bukiwaza Certification you will be expected to demonstrate clear techniques without error.



Iwama Aiki-Ken Suburi – Common Mistakes in Bukiwaza



Iwama Aiki-Jo Suburi – Common Mistakes in Bukiwaza
Basic Ken Striking And Timing