Aikido Sumi-Otoshi

Aikido Technique – Sumi-Otoshi or Corner Drop

This page provides you with instructions for the Aikido Sumi-Otoshi technique. It is also known as corner drop. This is a basic technique in Aikido. Sumi-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.

YouTube Instructional Video for Sumi-Otoshi

YouTube Instructional Video for Sumi-Otoshi

This Video Shows All 17 Of The Aikido Randori-No Kata
Sumi-Otoshi Is Shown In Segment #16 (which starts at 5:36 into the video)