Thread: 31 jo kata
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Old 03-03-2002, 03:39 PM   #15
Johan Tibell
Dojo: Aikido Dojo Gamlestaden
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
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Re: Re: Re: Re: 31 jo kata

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Originally posted by Greg Jennings

o I've never seen a technique in any of the aiki-jo or aiki-ken that involves holding either as in ken kamae but with the right hand on the rear of the jo; i.e., with the hands swapped. That would be _weird_.
I have and I also train in an Iwama dojo, although it's a bit rare and feel strange. Actually we should practice doing both tsuki and shomen/yokomen on both sides, good training. Never seen the sword held in that way though.

- Johan
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