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Old 10-19-2010, 07:25 PM   #18
danj
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Re: Kaeshiwaza Sample Clip - George Ledyard

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George S. Ledyard wrote: View Post
If anyone thinks that ikkyo, nikkyo, sankyo, yonkyo have much to do with fighting, they don't understand what is being practiced in this art.
Nice!

Some teachers have suggested the bunkai of aikido kata is the manipulation of ma-ai through taisabaki and timing that sets up shapes in uke that look like the afore mentioned techniques and might even finish in these locks.

Love to hear your view

dan

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