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Old 07-30-2008, 01:20 PM   #26
Demetrio Cereijo
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Re: Pre War Aikido, 1930 through Iwama period

I don't think O Sensei has the need to teaching newaza, especially at pre-war times, when his students usually had judo (from their school days) or other forms of traditional jujutsu experience, and much less teaching basics like kata gatame/arm triangle choke.

OTOH.

Masatomi Ikeda S. is a 4 dan in judo besides his 7 dan in aikido. If he sees relationship between both arts and wants to show it, no problem. But I don't think he is showing "pre-war aikido".

In the Julio Toribio S. clip what you see is mostly Iwama style aikido.

Anyway, enjoy the pics:


Last edited by Demetrio Cereijo : 07-30-2008 at 01:27 PM.

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