Thread: technique names
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Old 12-01-2002, 02:09 PM   #23
Dojo: Kenshinkai Yoshinkan Aikido
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Join Date: May 2002
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Refering to the original question, and the 2 terms, "Ikkajo" and "Ikkyo", as I learnt.

"Ikkajo" is "First Control", the original term used by O'Sensei pre-war, and is still used by the Yoshinkan and Shudokan schools. The term "Ikkyo" means "First Principle" and mirrored the change in emphasis within the Aikikai from the more martial practice of pre-war Aikido.

The same obviously applies to Nikajo/Nikyo, Sankajo/Sankyo, Yonkajo/Yonkyo, Gokajo/Gokyo.

Last edited by siwilson : 12-01-2002 at 02:11 PM.

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