Aikido Katatori Nikyo

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

This page provides students with instructions for the Aikido Katatori Nikyo technique. This technique is also known as Kata-Dori Nikyo. This Aikido technique is a basic Nikyo 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 Nikyo