Thread: Jo vs. Bo
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Old 10-13-2011, 08:19 AM   #4
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Re: Jo vs. Bo

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Jesse Dollarhite wrote: View Post
Any reason why Aikido focuses on the Jo instead of the Bo staff?
They've got different roots. The bo's origins are Okinawan (ryukyu kobujutsu), the jo styles are Japanese and originated with Muso Gonnosuke. In other words, one is Japanese and one is not.
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