Thread: Starting Aikido
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Old 08-22-2001, 11:23 AM   #7
deepsoup
Dojo: Sheffield Shodokan Dojo
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Re: Starting Aikido

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Originally posted by colinlam

Is my Judo experience any useful for Aikido? Or they are completely different from each other?
Hi Colin,

Your judo experience probably wont have much bearing on learning aikido technique, but it will certainly give you a head-start with your ukemi. (Learning to fall is one of the most daunting first steps for many beginners, but no problem at all for experienced judoka.)

Sean
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