Aikido Ude Kime Nage

Aikido Technique – Ude Kime Nage or Arm Extension Throw 

Ude Kime Nage is an Aikido exercise that uses an elbow lock to throw an opponent. Ude Kime Nage is also known as an Aikido arm extension throw. Throws in a Japanese martial arts are often referred to as Nage or Nage-Waza.

In this Aikido technique, a student will pull their training partner (uke) off-balance, push up under the uke’s elbow and then use their forward motion to throw the uke.

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

Instructional Video for Aikido Technique – Ude Kime Nage