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Old 08-27-2004, 11:43 PM   #11
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Re: Difference btw randori and jiyu waza

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David Iannucci wrote:
Literally: "futari" = "two people", "sannin" = "three people", "taninzu" = "many people".

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Which agrees with the counting we did in UH Japanese intensive course I took. (at least I learned what hitori waza meant )

The official label for Taigi 20 given in the Ki Society is
"Futari gake, Sannin Gake"
http://www.toitsu.de/video/video.htm

The first 4 techinques demonstrated have two ukes grabbing nage.
The 5th technique has an additional uke grabbing from behind.
Then a 3 person randori finishes the taigi (though very often an additional two ukes are added to make it a 5 person randori (gonin IIRC) ).

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