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Old 03-20-2010, 04:26 PM   #27
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Re: aikido Vs Daito Ryu Aikijutsu

Joe Curran wrote: View Post
Unless I am mistaken Mr Draeger did not study Aikido.He was primarily a Judoka, and studied Iaido forms.
I'm afraid you are mistaken. Draeger was dan-ranked in Shodokan Aikido, and according to Ellis Amdur, was very good. And beyond judo and iaido, he was highly ranked in kendo, karate, Shinto Muso-ryu Jo, and Katori Shinto-ryu kenjutsu.

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