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Old 11-02-2005, 06:51 PM   #26
Mike Sigman
Location: Durango, CO
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Re: Ueshiba Sensei studied Chinese arts?

Chuck Gordon wrote:
Some martial arts come form China, some Japanese arts are influenced to some degree by Chinese stsyems. Others have nothing to do with China or Japan whatsoever.

AIkido is pretty uniquely Japanese, stemming from Daito Ryu jujutsu with minor influences from a couple of other Japanese ryuha.
I would be interested to hear the name of one Japanese martial art uninfluenced by Chinese martial arts.

Mike Sigman
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