Aikido – Yokomenuchi Ikkyo

Aikido Yokomenuchi Ikkyo (or Defense Against Hook Punches)

This page provides students with instructions for the Aikido Yokomenuchi Ikkyo technique. This Aikido technique is a defense against a hook punch to the side of the head or a knife hand strike to the neck.

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 Yokomenuchi Ikkyo

Aikido’s Yokomenuchi Ikkyo (Variations)