Iriminage san nen: how long does it take to really master iriminage?

Among Aikido communities, the phrase attributed to Morihei Ueshiba is known: 一教 一生 入り身 投げ 三年, ikkyo issho, irimi nage san nen: ikkyo for life, iriminage for three years. Let’s take the Japanese text of the quote. Let’s copy it into an online search engine and we will discover that there is not a single […]