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Old 03-25-2014, 07:42 AM   #17
Erick Mead
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Re: Why Aikido has such strange strike defense.

Carsten Möllering wrote: View Post
As far as I understand, aiki ken was created in Iwama, in the 1940s?
As far as I understand, Ueshiba has not been member of any koryű of even studied any ken jutsu systematicelly until then?
Kisshomaru reported that his father studied five years of Gotoha Yagyu Shingan under Nakai Masakatsu, from 1903 until he died in 1908. FWIW.


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