GOZO SHIODA

0 Posted by - July 28, 2015 - Martial Artist, Training

I have to say that I’m not a huge fan of Aikido’s randory. It really doesn’t mimic the way a real fight goes. The partners are being too cooperative for my liking.

That being said, you can’t deny the skill and timing that the masters possessed.

When I first saw Gozo Shioda perform randory with four or more opponents I thought I was looking at a magical being.

I love how tiny he is next to these guys he’s tossing around like rag dolls. I know it doesn’t really equate to actual combat but it’s a lot of fun to watch.

Here’s a young Gozo doing his thing:

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