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Old 03-26-2002, 04:05 PM   #8
Andy
Join Date: Jul 2001
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Originally posted by Hanna B
Why should it be...?
It'w aiki-ken and aiki-jo...
Exactly. Aiki-ken and aiki-jo are just tools to help your aikido.

O-Sensei didn't have any real formal background in the weapons arts. Comparing aiki-ken and aiki-jo with koryu weapons systems like some schools of kenjutsu and jodo each with hundreds of years of study is "rediculious".
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