Irimi 入り身

Entering (movement); direct inward movement by the defender in front or to the rear of the attacker prior to the execution of a technique. See TENKAN.

Josh Gold

I am Executive Editor of Aikido Journal and co-founder of Ikazuchi Dojo. I began my aikido journey in 1991 under Haruo Matsuoka and am honored to have been his direct disciple for the last 27 years.

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