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Old 03-22-2001, 03:55 AM   #7
Sam
Dojo: Kyogikan Sheffield
Location: UK
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 90
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I am not highly ranked in aikido in the overall scheme of things, but I have also done karate, penjack silat and judo.
The only martial art I think is compatible is Judo.
Generally it is a body type, body tension issue. Karate and other similar arts build up isometric or static strength and beyond a certain point this can hinder the fluidity of aikido.
Judo builds up dynamic strength of the same type as aikido so the two are compatible.
Although I have only been doing judo for a few months, I have found it very easy to pick up due to similar principals.
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