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Old 02-05-2003, 08:59 AM   #6
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Dojo: Midwest Center For Movement & Aikido Bukou Dojos
Location: Hudson, WI
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It is interesting to break down these techniques. The kanji would be much help to get a more literal translation.

Happoken no kata - 8 sword movements

I have no idea what "sambo" means

Nigiri gaeshi - two cut turn away

BTW, Hijikudaki literally means "elbow crusher" and can be likened to rokkyo in some styles.

Of course, I could be way off base.

I find it interesting how different terminology for the same techniques can be so...well...different.

Just another thing that adds flavor to our Aikido.

Last edited by MikeE : 02-05-2003 at 09:02 AM.

Mike Ellefson
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