Thread: Term changes
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Old 12-03-2013, 06:08 PM   #9
odudog
Dojo: Dale City Aikikai
Location: VA
Join Date: Aug 2005
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Re: Term changes

This is just a function of preference. Doesn't dictate if a style is new or old. Aite means opponent. Tori means to grab, to hold, take posession of, ect... Shite is a conjucated form of a word meaning to do, so the person doing the technique.
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