Thread: judo vs aikido
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Old 04-22-2002, 02:42 PM   #19
Chuck Clark
 
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It seems that you're talking about winning contests. There's lots more to Kodokan judo than just winning contests.

Beating some shodan level people in shiai should not entitle that person (that is a wrestler that does not seriously practice judo) to a shodan ranking in judo. No two ways about it.

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