Aikido Koshi Nage

Aikido Technique – Koshi Nage or Hip Throw

This page provides students with instructions for the Aikido Koshi Nage technique (or Hip Throw). While hip throws are more often associated with martial arts such as Judo, Koshi Nage is used as a defense technique in Aikido. Throws in a Japanese martial arts are often referred to as Nage or Nage-Waza.

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

Aikido Technique – Koshi Nage