Thursday, October 30, 2008

合気道 Aikido Demonstration

Aikido is a Japanese martial art that uses the force of the opponent to overpower him or her. We were really "wow-ed" by this demonstration! Check out these two videos:


video
By the way, this girl is also a Shinto priestess!

video
We all knew that Dr. Ichiburo was pretty tough -- especially on us teachers! After this, I know I wouldn't EVER want to make him mad!

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

Inez,

Your blog is AMAZING... ENJOY. we miss you

Go Phillies!

Susan

Gretchen Seibert: said...

Dear Inez,
I look at your photos longingly and wishing I were traveling with you. It looks like you are having a fantastic experience learning about another culture. Thank you for sharing your thoughts, photos, and observations. Give my love to Mono. See you election day.

Anonymous said...

this is amazing itS me jenn one of your students in mrs kirks class



GO FIGHTING PHILS

THIS BLOG IS SO COOL I LOVE LEARNING ABOUT DIFFERNT THINGS


WE ALL MISSED YOU

Anonymous said...

Wow that dude is strong!!!!:o
you know that phillies? phillies rule!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
PHILLIES WON!!!!!!WORLD CHAMPS!!!!!!


Love your students,
(Initianals)
A and J

Anonymous said...

i want to know how much a YEN is worth???? i like your BLOG!!! was it hot in Japan??? did you like the food there???
:)
leah and Bianca

Anonymous said...

This karate is awesome! Escpacially the flipping!

Anonymous said...

did you learn karate?

Anonymous said...

I LOVE THE GIRL BEATING THE BOY.
IT LOOKS LIKE IT HURT.I WOULDN'T
MESS WITH HER.



YOUR STUDENT
DEVON

Anonymous said...

why can this old guy beat everyone up? marcello and cory phillies rule

Anonymous said...

In China everyone rides bicycles. In Japan, everyone rides scooters.What a coincidence!

From, Lanxi(From Mrs Kirks class.)

Anonymous said...

that was coooooool!!
I loved it. the priestess actually beat the man up. I would like it if u can add more videos.

Anonymous said...

HOORAY!!!!! The voting is open again!!!! I'm going to vote at home.

From, Lanxi

gianna said...

thats CRAZY AND COOL!!!!!:) DOESNT THAT HURT WHEN THEY GET THROWN DOWN???????????????FROM GIANNA IN MISS WONGS CLASS!!!!

michael from 5p said...

ms.korff do u know how to fight like this

Mr. Shockley said...

Thanks for sharing your experiences with all of us Inez. You saw a lot of things I missed and wish now I would have. I appreciate all your work on this blog. It makes me miss Japan even more than I already do!

domo arigato gozaimasu,

Jim

Lanxi said...

WOW... how do you put vidoes on your blog? I'm sure you could have put in more stuff if there was more room and time.(: