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Old 11-17-2009, 01:14 PM   #29
Phil Van Treese
Dojo: Tampa Judo and Aikido Dojo, Tampa, Fl
Location: Tampa, Florida
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 176
Re: Why do we use so much grappling in Aikido?

Christian Moses wrote: View Post
A static grab is not grappling. Aikido would be SO much better if it started with real grappling (by which I mean basic judo tachiwaza).
Grappling in judo is newaza, not tachi waza. Tachi waza is standing techniques.
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