Aikido Shomen-ate

Aikido Technique – Shomen-ate or Forward Strike To Head

This page provides you with instructions for the Aikido Shomen-ate technique. It is also known as forward strike, forward strike to head and strike from the front. Shomen-ate is used in the Aikido kata known as Aikido Randori-No Kata.

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
Shomen-ate Is Shown In Segment #1

Aikido Shomen-ate

Aikido Shomen-ate – Two Versions