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Old 10-09-2012, 08:04 PM   #11
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Re: VoE: AWASE - The Principle of AIKI

I don't mind being wrong.

Daito ryu = guruma. Ueshiba did? From what I've seen, guruma. So, where exactly did koshi nage come from if Ueshiba didn't do it?

Weapons. Ueshiba doing weapons does not look like any koryu I know of or have seen. In fact, people keep trying to find the koryu he took things from. How about we take Ueshiba at his word ... with aiki, we would do it this way. Which leads us straight back to Daito ryu aiki, now in weapons. Courtesy of Sokaku Takeda.

My comments about awase are that it isn't what made Ueshiba's aikido unique. It was IP/aiki. Awase was for Modern Aikido.

The Mochizuki quote ... I'll have to dig, but I'm pretty sure I have it. Somewhere in archives.

Thanks,
Mark
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