Aikido Katatori Kokyunage

Aikido Technique – Katatori Kokyunage (Defense Against A Shoulder or Lapel Grab)

This page provides students with instructions for the Aikido Katatori Kokyunage technique. This technique is also known as Kata-Dori Kokyunage. This Aikido technique is a basic Kokyunage defense against an opponent who has grabbed you by your shoulder or lapel.

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

Aikido’s Katatori Kokyunage