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Old 12-19-2010, 03:17 PM   #10
Amassus
 
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Dojo: Aikido Musubi Ryu/ Yoshin Wadokan
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Re: Form does not equal function aka The Shape of Aikido

There is a style of aikido in NZ called Buikukai Aikido, chief instructor is Junichi Nishimura. Their style is very short and sharp. I enjoy training with these guys a lot. As you go to attack them you find yourself put down very quickly. No running around nage waiting to be dropped or convoluted techniques.

Dean.

"flows like water, reflects like a mirror, and responds like an echo." Chaung-tse
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