Aiki otoshi

Literally translates as “Imbalance of legs”. A technique that is part of the variations of projections of the technical repertoire of Aikido. Read more

Aiki otoshi, consists of achieving an imbalance of Uke slightly backwards that allows us to block his legs grabbing them and throwing them upwards which causes Use to fall laterally and towards his back. This fall is usually extremely gentle since Tori has Uke’s legs and he can touch his hand on the tatami calmly.