Why do we use so much grappling in Aikido?
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11-17-2009, 02:24 PM
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Re: Why do we use so much grappling in Aikido?
Phil Van Treese
Grappling in judo is newaza, not tachi waza. Tachi waza is standing techniques.
is an English word, thus my clarification. Grappling is not exclusively newaza.
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