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The Grips In Nihon Goshin Aikido

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Study Group Leaders Can Access Video Information On All of the Attacker Behaviors ~ presented in Belt Order through the Student Resources Section on Sensei John Carter’s dojo website www.cartersacademy.com/studentresources/  Please contact him directly to receive your user name and password for access.

The Grips in Nihon Goshin Aikido:


  1. Katate tori - Same side wrist grab (Grab Uke’s right wrist with your left hand)
  2. Kosa tori - One hand cross grab (Grab Uke’s right wrist with your right hand)
  3. Ryote tori - Two hands gripping two wrists
  4. Morote tori - Two hands gripping one wrist
  5. Mune tori - One or two hands gripping lapel
  6. Kata tori - Gripping the shoulder
  7. Ryokata tori - Gripping both shoulders
  8. Sode tori – Gripping the sleeve
  9. Kubi Shime - Choking the neck
  10. Kakae tori – Bear hug
  11. Ushiro - A grip from the rear, [eg: Ushiro Ryote Tori (2 hands grab two wrists from the rear)]