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Old 03-20-2010, 04:54 PM   #30
Gorgeous George
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Re: aikido Vs Daito Ryu Aikijutsu

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Michael Fitzgerald wrote: View Post
From the article: "Don Draeger said, "Uyeshiba's aikido is a highly weakened form of hand-to-hand combat. Aikido is essentially noncombative in nature. Further, the omission of atemi (strikes) from its techniques removes aikido from the category of practical hand-to-hand combat styles."
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JARaet_Bwfw

I don't think he got that memo.
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