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Old 11-29-2011, 06:01 PM   #45
Janet Rosen
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Re: O'Sensei teaching Aikido at the Hombu Dojo after WWII

Katherine Derbyshire wrote: View Post
I wouldn't say that the Iwama folks I've trained with have demonstrated anything particularly unique relative to what I've seen/felt from other styles.

I never had the opportunity to train with Saito Sensei himself, so I wouldn't care to speculate on what he personally could do. But I see no evidence that his students received any more accurate transmission from the Founder than anyone else.

(FWIW, I'd say the same about students from Tohei Sensei's lineage.)

This aiki-mutt agrees with this and with Gerardo's post too.

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