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Old 07-12-2008, 04:06 PM   #4
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Re: Irimi Nage as Kokyu nage?

Pauliina Lievonen wrote: View Post
The same techniques in different branches of aikido have different names, the iriminage - kokyunage one is one example.

Understood, but this is where our japanese linguist experts (also Aikido experts) may want to pop in.

The two techniques are implemented quite differently - so its kind of hard to see how the names can get swapped with these two techniques in particular.

Not that it matters in the end, but it is interesting to say the least.

I guess I can kind of see how they could call kokyunage something like iriminage instead.
The head goes back and uke falls.




p.s. - for one I think its time to unite Aikido in terms and schedule.
There is room for individuality, but I am amazed at how different things can be taught within this art...its as if there is the name Aikido, but after that there is no real unifying factor.
(Said loosely, above, as I know there are plenty of common denominators, but Im sure the point is understood with what Im trying to say.)

Last edited by dalen7 : 07-12-2008 at 04:09 PM.

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