For those who participated in the instructor seminar this past weekend, here is a past article from Fumio Toyoda Shihan about the importance of meiso ho and kokyu ho in training. This is from “Aikido World”, Vol 11, No. 5.
For a PDF copy, please contact the Aikido Association of America office (firstname.lastname@example.org).
This video which you are watching is an Aikido demonstration of John Ratnam Sensei on a solid wooden floor in Tower hall Colombo in mid 80’s.