Thread: tori vs. dori
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:09 AM   #13
Linda Eskin
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Re: tori vs. dori

I've never heard Tori or Dori at my dojo - it's always Nage (and Uke) when referring to the two partners. Seems the same in books I've read. I wonder if it's a lineage-related dialect? My dojo is part of the California Aikido Association, an Aikikai-affiliated organization.

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