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Old 04-12-2013, 11:43 AM   #29
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Re: atemi at end of technique

Cliff Judge wrote: View Post
So the solution to the mystery of the disappearing todome could be a matter of political de-martialization. Or it could be an issue of Osensei eschewing the kata of Daito ryu and instead focusing on showing off the principals.
Not much political de-martialization in 1935 Japan, if you'll recall. I think it's likely the second.

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