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Verbal Aikido

Verbal Aikido

In Japanese martial arts, Irimi is the act of entering straight into a technique, as opposed to the more indirect entrance into technique called tenkan. In basic training, irimi usually looks like a step forward, straight or at an angle but usually ending with the body facing the attacker, rather than in the direction of…

Aikido definitions

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Aikido — The art of unity with the ground Aikido: The way of blending energy The Aikidoka (one who practices Aikido) attempts to become one with the mat by being thrown into it repeatedly in the hope that s/he will merge with the mat. This usually doesn’t happen, so the process must be repeated. Frequently.…

The Essence Of Aikido

The Essence Of Aikido

Martial and Art “Common Artistic Project” – The Essence Of Aikido – from Suki Dojo on Vimeo. Martial and Art “Common Artistic Project” Présente Ce film a été produit par Arnaud Beelen en co-production avec le Suki Dojo. Avec comme acteurs Abdel, Nabil, Fred, Steph, Tonio, Arnaud, Fouad, Ismail et Hélène. Plus d’infos et les…

Arming Sisters

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Arming Sisters…not with weapons, but with the courage and knowledge to fight back. Upon working with Tahrir Body Guard (a group dedicated to ending sexual harassment in Egypt) setting up compact women’s self defense courses across Cairo, it hit me. Literally, mid joint lock, a light bulb flashed above my head. Sexual assault rates across…

Security Culture: a handbook for activists

This book is the third edition of what has been an evolving and growing document dealing with security issues and canadian activism. We would like to say a big thanks to the Collective Opposing Police Brutality in Montreal for editing some of the text of the original pamphlet and adding so many great examples to…