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Old 09-13-2013, 10:59 AM   #222
Demetrio Cereijo
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Re: Is it still Aikido if you take away the Japanese clothes, etiquette and other things?

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Cliff Judge wrote: View Post
Yagyu Shingan ryu:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzTCQk2KHyQ

Takenouchi ryu:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3ijOM7wxeo

Techniques from eri dori are extremely common among armored systems. They are so prevalent, in fact, that grabbing an opponent by the collar and throwing them down was clearly a standard battle tactic.

As for sode dori, quite common among the jujutsu systems that accomodated plains-clothes situations, such as Tenshin shin yo ryu:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_9MtlLsrjU

(nice one at 3:48).

Daito ryu has a number of kata with sleeve grabs as well.
There's no collar and elbow gripping in these clips.

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