Linear movement (forward, back, or lateral) is a component of nearly every aikido technique. In this video, we examine some of the fundamental principles and guidelines for creating fast and stable linear / irimi movements.
Josh Gold outlines the fundamental postural and movement mechanics for shikko (knee walk). The framework outlined in this video is designed to lead to a smooth, efficient, and injury free shikko movement.
Dave Lee joins Josh for this shikko fundamentals review.