Re: Source of the naming conventions?
"Ikkaj˘ is a technique in which ..."
Shioda G˘z˘, Shioda Yasuhisa, translated by David Rubens: Total Aikido, The Master Course, Tokyo, New York, London1996, page 82
Practicing with yoshinkan yudansha and reading books of Shioda G˘z˘ never made me think to not regard ikkaj˘, nikaj˘, sankaj˘ ... as certain techniques. The use of these terms in Yoshinkan to me seems clearly different from the use in Dait˘ ryű or koryű where these word refer to segments of the curriculum.