Dynamic Aikisambo by Kenji Nakazawa is a combination of Yoshinkan Aikido techniques and traditional Russian Sambo combat techniques.
Kenji Nakazawa was born in 1949 and brought up in Yokohama,Japan. He studied English and French in College and after graduating from Dokkyo University in 1972, worked for Kanagawa Prefectural Police Department. Whilst there, he studied various martial arts.
Aikisambo is a dynamic art founded by Kancho Kenji Nakazawa by fusing together two forms of martial arts. Yoshinkan Aikido taught by Sensei Gozo Shioda and Sambo learned from Sensei Victor Koga.
Nakazawa Kancho has travelled to many countries like South Africa, Ukraine, USA and other to teach this unique art. Any dojo interested in learning more or wanting to host Kenji Sensei may contact him directly.
Aikisambo has many unique techniques that make it a dynamic art form. Please see our video page for more of a hands on training approach.
Aikisambo is a unique method of combat system for self defence that starts with the effective blocking techniques,and striking techniques by hands and feet.
Aikisambo has many practical throwing techniques, grappling techniques, joint lock techniques and submission techniques.
Aikisambo is a simple and yet effective form of self defence and anyone can learn and enjoy practicing regardless of age and sex.
Aikisambo effectiveness is based on its natural movements, principles of evasiveness, balancing, speedy footwork,cognizance of anatomy and physical mechanics.
Aikisambo can not be understood by just watching from a distance. The best way is to experience its technique personally on your own body.