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Old 01-15-2006, 03:25 PM   #1
Dojo: North West Arkansas Aikido
Location: Arkansas
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 48
Shodokan, Tomiki, Aikikai?

Shodokan Tomiki why do we have two names for what looks like the same art?
Here's how it all started;
I was invited to go train withthe university Aikido clube, and they train Tomiki. Well I started researching this style. I am trying to find out as mutch as possible about this style before meating these people. And one thing I have noticed is that this style of Aikido has two names.
Yes yes I know that a lot of people don't think that the Shodokan/Tomiki styles are not Aikido, Kill me later.
And why all the issues with calling it Aikido? Tomiki trained under O Sensei as well as with Jigoro Kano, who also trained with O Sensei.
So someone please please help me understand these questions.
Thank you for putting up with me.

Last edited by aikidodragon : 01-15-2006 at 03:27 PM.

:kiAikido is just origami with people.
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