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Old 09-26-2002, 03:54 PM   #8
MikeE
 
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Dojo: Midwest Center For Movement & Aikido Bukou Dojos
Location: Hudson, WI
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I started in the Aikikai testing tradition with specific techniques and such.

In the IAA we do:

Minimum 1 year assistantship under Chief Instructor

1. Demonstrate 5 different defenses against any attacks selected by the examiner (usually 6 or 7 different attacks)

2. Must know all the names of the basic Aiki

Taiso and Aikido Arts.

3. Must be able to execute any leads from

any basic arts as examiner may specify

4. Must have the ability to instruct the basic

arts.

5. Jo-nage (throwing with jo).

6. Tanto tori (disarming knife attack).

7. Jo Jiyuwaza

8. Must be able to execute any jogi or kengi.

9. Defenses against kicks, ground defenses.

10. Yonin-gakari (4 person randori).

11. Kokyudosa

Mike Ellefson
Midwest Center
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