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Long Island Asian Studies Center
Classes: Aiki Budo/Chi Gong/Tai Chi, Author of: Searching For O'Sensei
01-31-2009, 11:25 AM
I was wondering if there is a literal translation of katamenuchi, or does it just mean shoulder grab??
01-31-2009, 12:02 PM
+ strike to the face
02-01-2009, 02:41 AM
Thats excatly what I was thinking!
Poof!!! I understand :0)
Hmm.. That scares me when I think I understand it usually means I have to re-learn everything..sigh
02-08-2009, 03:13 PM
I am used to calling it katadori menuchi.
Anyway, it must be understood that the terminology of aikido is not an exact science...
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