Aikido Hiki-Otoshi

Aikido Technique – Hiki-Otoshi or Pulling Drop

This page provides you with instructions for the Aikido Hiki-Otoshi technique. It is also known as pulling drop). This is a basic technique used in Aikido. Hiki-Otoshi is also part of Aikido Randori-No kata, one of the Aikido katas. Otoshi means “drop” in Aikido and many other Japanese martial arts.

For other Aikido techniques (i.e. Aikido wrist locks, elbow locks, counters or dislocations), visit Black Belt Wiki’s main Aikido Techniques section.

This Video Shows All 17 Of The Aikido Randori-No Kata
Hiki-otoshi Is Shown In Segment #17 (which starts at 5:59 into the video)

YouTube Video of Hiki Otoshi

YouTube Video of Hikiotoshi – Explanation