Sunday morning Eddy Wolput began the session.
made some comments about the Grading. He
mentioned how to improve the "Presence".
Uke must not be "dead".
"Seize with the eyes".
The performance should not be "empty".
It should not be just choreography.
studied this aspect in terms of being gripped and with meaning.
Tori now being correctly stimulated, this developed into the correct use of the
elbow and wrist.
used elements of Koryu Dai Ichi to study this.
We explored the idea of rotating the shoulder line, establishing a
"fixed" point and then spiralling the movement from that point.
It is important not to lose where the intention is.
With the rotation it is easy to lose sight of this.
lunch Yoshiomi Inoue ran our final session.
The students still struggling with some of his earlier teachings, we
recapped some of the key points.
illustrate this he used elements from Basic Kata.
final part was based around elements of Basic Kata - Urawaza.
a few techniques from the sequence were practised so that the detail could be