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Old 04-03-2012, 10:19 AM   #58
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Re: Elbow Power

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Ellis Amdur wrote: View Post
When this fissioning occurred, guess what - there was far more concentration on subtleties - among them Internal Training.

It is very likely that IT went far back in time - for example, there is some evidence that the roots of what became Daito-ryu were already in the Kyo-hachi ryu which developed into Chujo ryu - Toda-ryu - Itto-ryu (hello - Daito-ryu). There are, according to one practitioner/scholar I consulted certain terms that are common to every ryu that emanated from the Kyo-hachi-ryu line (btw - their patron saint is Kiichi Hogen).
---Obligatory plug for "Kiichi Hogen and the Secret of Aikido".

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Chris

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