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Old 04-09-2009, 02:58 PM   #26
Dojo: Dale City Aikikai
Location: VA
Join Date: Aug 2005
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Re: The etymology of Kote Gaeshi

Alejandro Villanueva wrote: View Post
This is Japanese, not English. Te is from the nailtips to the shoulder, same as Ashi goes from toes to hip.
Te is just for the hand. From the fingertips to the shoulder is called ude or arm.
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