Thread: Kata and Aikido
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Old 03-19-2012, 12:59 PM   #2
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Re: Kata and Aikido

In Tomiki's aikido (JAA - Japan Aikido Association) we have :
Randori no kata omote waza and ura waza (the techniques for randori)
Koryu no kata from dai ichi to dai roku. Six series of waza basically with a prewar origin.
Every kata has some "didactic" element.

There are also other groups of techniques, but they are not considered as kata.

Eddy
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