Thread: Kata and Aikido
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Old 04-21-2012, 03:04 AM   #8
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Re: Kata and Aikido

Thanks for the comments.

Eddy Wolput's explanation of kata in Tomiki aikido/JAA was very interesting. So the pedagogical model seems very similar to judo. Which is not surprising because of Kenji Tomiki sensei's background in judo. Some judo teachers even recommend that kata practice should be a certain minimum percentage of practice time.

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