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Old 11-18-2003, 05:20 PM   #9
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AikiWeb System wrote:
Does aikido contain anything technically that is unique amongst martial arts?
[*] I don't do aikido
[*] Yes
[*] No
Funny that the vast majority of votes say 'yes' on the technically unique part, but it seems that more responses in discussion lean toward no. I don't know all of aikido, nor do I know all of every other martial art. Intuitively I suspect that in terms of technique; aikido isn't unique.

I have seen ikkyo through sankyo (sankyo even in greco-roman wrestling)as well as kotegaeshi, shihonage, a similar koshinage, and others in other forms.

Does anyone know of a technique that aikido posesses in it's repetoire that does not exist in aikijujutsu?

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