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Old 02-07-2006, 10:32 PM   #2
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Re: Preference?

Jo.

Reason: Preciously attended some lessons on Mu-so Shin-do Ryu jodo and am impressed with Jo's potential, but I suspect I would also say the same for bokken if I ever had the opportunity to take some koryu kenjutsu lessons.

Another reason is bokken is a replica of a shinken, so learning bokken is always a substitute of learning shinken; whereas learning jo means learning jo, i.e., it is not a substitution/replica. I hope I make sense.

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