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Old 11-30-2011, 09:55 AM   #32
Dojo: Aiki Shoshinkan, Aiki Kenkyukai
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Re: Aikido taiotoshi?

Janet Rosen wrote: View Post
I'm sorry, you are wrong. Joel Posluns is doing what he learned from Kanai Sensei of the USAF-ER as tai otoshi.
Here are videos of other Kanai senior students doing variations of the same.
Hmm ok, i've never studied under Kanai senior students, but where I do they call it sumi/sumotoshi.. Maybe cause we don't speak Japanese and have bastardized everything.... But here's a clip of the same.

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