turning the body 180 degrees and stepping back
body pivoting/turning movement
Turning outside or away in a circular motion to dissipate an oncoming force.
movement turning the body of 180
Turning to dissipate your partner's force.
Indirect or outside entry. Body makes complete turn around attack.
One of the two most basic movements in aikido. Turning to dissipate force.
Pivoting 180 degrees or more.
A turning move
Tenkan is the Japanese name of a movement practiced in several martial arts. It is a 180 degree pivot to one's rear, on the lead foot. That is, if the left foot is forward, the pivot is clockwise, and if the right foot is forward, the pivot is counter-clockwise.