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Aikido Yoshinkan: Instructor Requirements by Kyoichi Inoue
Aikido Yoshinkan

Instructor Requirements

by Kyoichi Inoue

DVD 001
2 DVD Set - 2 hrs. 43 min.

Aikido Yoshinkan: Instructor Requirements, by Kyoichi Inoue, presents all of the major technical requirements for instructor certification as outlined by the Yoshinkan Aikido Headquarters in Tokyo. The footage for was shot between July 10 and July 13, 2003, when Inoue Kancho visited the headquarters of Aikido Yoshinkai Canada in Toronto for a series of 6 clinics.

Throughout this special training, Inoue Kancho focused on the Yoshinkan Hombu Dojo's testing requirements for Instructor Certification. He outlined each of the various technical and other aspects to this stringent certification process. He also gave meticulous demonstrations and instructions on the basic techniques required for certification. All of his teachings were captured and are presented here for the first time. This DVD is a 'must have' for anyone interested in Yoshinkan Aikido!

Aikido Yoshinkan: Instructor Requirements is a precise and easily understood instructional DVD. Anyone interested in Yoshinkan Aikido will quickly be able to follow the important points presented by Inoue Kancho. Throughout his teaching, Inoue Kancho clearly demonstrates each of the aspects that make the techniques of Yoshinkan Aikido so effective. Inoue Kancho is the first person since the passing of Gozo Shioda to hold the title 'Kancho' within the Yoshinkan. As such, he is uniquely qualified to present these requirements for Instructor Certification.

Christopher Johnston
Aikido Shugyo

The Aikido Yoshinkan: Instructor Requirements DVD includes detailed demonstrations and explanations of:

  • Kihon Dosa
  • Shiho Nage
  • Ikkajo
  • Nikajo
  • Sankajo
  • Yonkajo
  • Irimi Nage
  • Hiji Shime
  • Hiji Ate
  • Kotegaeshi
  • Tenchi Nage
  • Kokyu Ho

Kyoichi Inoue began his training in Yoshinkan Aikido in 1955 under Gozo Shioda and quickly became one of Shioda Sensei's most outstanding students. In 1970 he became the Aikido instructor for the Tokyo Metropolitan Police School. In 2002, he was named Kancho of Yoshinkan Aikido -- the first person to hold this post since the passing of Gozo Shioda in 1994.

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