WATCH: Lia Suzuki Class in Higashi Totsuka, Japan, Part 1

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I just returned from about 10 days in Japan, where I was training, teaching, and giving demos.

At one of my classes, Gabriel Sensei from Chile grabbed some video clips with his phone. (Thank you, Gabriel Sensei!)

I wasn' mic'd, so the sound isn't spectacular. But I thought I...

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In-Depth Aikido Exploration: Kotegaeshi Practice at Summer Camp

Discover the dynamics of Aikido training in a "white belts only" class at our 5-Day Summer Camp in Los Angeles.

Explore our transition from ikkyo to kotegaeshi, emphasizing fluidity and fun.

This session is designed to inspire and motivate practitioners to elevate their Aikido skills and...

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Unlocking Aikido Potential: White Belt Focus on Movement & Flexibility

Explore the exciting world of Aikido white belt training in this exclusive class from our summer camp in Los Angeles.

Discover how instructors keep students engaged and motivated with dynamic techniques like Ikkyo variations and a unique tug-of-war approach.

Whether you're an instructor or...

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Unlocking the Secrets of Distance Mastery: Aikido White Belt Class Recap from Summer Camp in Los Angeles

Discover the key to mastering distance in Aikido with insights from a white belt class at our Summer Camp in Los Angeles!

Dive into the techniques and training methods utilized to enhance distance awareness, including unique swinging atemi for ikkyo and targeted movement and entry towards your...

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Mastering Katadori Nikkyo: Unveiling the Secrets from Aikido Summer Camp

Are you facing difficulties with katadori techniques, particularly katadori nikkyo?

Dive into our latest video from the 5-Day Aikido Summer Camp in Los Angeles, where I dissect this challenging technique in detail.

Witness how we slow down the process, empowering beginners to comprehend and...

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Elevate Your Aikido Practice: Mastering Ushiro Kata Dori Techniques at Our Los Angeles Summer Camp

Are you looking to enhance your Aikido skills and deepen your understanding of ushiro kata dori techniques? Look no further! Join us on a journey through our immersive 5-Day Aikido Summer Camp held in the vibrant city of Los Angeles last August.

In this blog post, we dive into the core of Aikido...

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Elevate Your Aikido Practice: Mastering Techniques from Ushiro Attacks

Are you looking to enhance your Aikido skills? Dive into our latest blog post where we share valuable insights and techniques from our recent 5-Day Aikido Summer Camp in Los Angeles. In this session, we focus on techniques from ushiro ryotedori, including kokyunage jo, iriminage, and shihonage.

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Unlocking Aikido Mastery: Essential Principle for Handling Ushiro Ryotedori Attacks

Do you sometimes practice techniques from ushiro attacks?

I find that it can be a difficult attack for beginners to grasp, much less, execute.

Today’s video is from our 5-Day Aikido Summer Camp in Los Angeles last August.

In today’s clip, we’re practicing some techniques from...

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The Aikido Hesitation Chronicles: Real Stories of Transformation

Delve into the world of Aikido through our latest video series, where students reveal their hesitations before joining and the profound impact of their first and second classes.

This collection of authentic stories, crafted to benefit dojos globally, aims to inspire and unite Aikido communities....

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AIKIDO: Unlocking A Hidden Gem: Footage from Ato-Geiko ("After-Class Training")

Embark on a journey into the heart of Aikido with our latest video featuring the tradition of "ato-geiko", or "After-Class Training".

Footage from some of our 2023 seminars, this post explores the significance of post-class training and its positive impact on both uke and nage.

Learn how...

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Unlocking the Power of "Centering", via Ni-Nin Gake (2-Person Attack)

Explore the power of centering and heaviness, via #NiNinGake (2-person attack) techniques in Aikido.

Join me as I share experiences from our 5-Day Aikido Summer Camp in Los Angeles, delving into the benefits of this unique exercise for developing center-based techniques.

Discover how...

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Mastering Yokomenuchi Attacks: Insights from our Aikido Summer Camp in Los Angeles

Explore the nuances of yokomenuchi attacks in Aikido with this in-depth video from our 5-Day Aikido Summer Camp in Los Angeles.

Join Lia Suzuki Shihan, renowned Aikido instructor, as she guides practitioners through yokomenuchi training, focusing on common variations and techniques.

Gain...

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