Sunday, June 10, 2012


Two videos from the JKA All-Japan Championships in the 1980s showing just why we always tell you to make sure you pull back you hand properly, here's that pesky hikite the way it was meant to be done.

Yahara Sensei vs. Togeda Sensei, a fantastic fight!  Watch out for the use of hikite to facilitate the knockout and also Yahara Sensei's use of tomoe-nage (stomach throw)

Some action from the 1985 All-Japans.  Great slow motion replay too!