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Old 05-03-2013, 08:38 AM   #26
Carsten M÷llering
 
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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.
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