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Old 03-07-2009, 09:47 PM   #27
David Yap
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Re: The point of yonkyo

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David Soroko wrote: View Post
A tanto if you are a Lilliputian and have to hold it with both hands. Yes on the elbow == kissaki
Awfully short for a bokken (wooden sword), look more like tanto (dagger).

http://www.aikido-hessen.de/yonkyo.jpg

Anyway, this is beside the point (no pun intended). The technique is about unifying/aligning the points - the grip, the tip of the blade and the center line - to one.

David Y
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