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Old 01-14-2005, 10:35 AM   #29
Ron Tisdale
Dojo: Doshinkan dojo in Roxborough, Pa
Location: Phila. Pa
Join Date: Jun 2002
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Re: Locking/pinning as pain submission...

Ted Ehara wrote:
To "prove" that Aikido techniques do go against the joint, you would have to document a technique that went against the joint. Ideally the documentation would include Budo or other early works on Aikido. Off hand, I can't think of such a technique.
Hijiate nage, hijishime nage...

As far as 'aiki-jutsu' ... I think we should be carefull in using that term to represent techniques that 'go against the joint' or 'bonebreaking' techniques. The most qualified use of the term 'aiki-jutsu' that I've seen seems to represent just the opposite. Perhaps the term 'aiki-jujutsu' would be more appropriate...


Ron Tisdale
"The higher a monkey climbs, the more you see of his behind."
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