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Old 08-27-2007, 06:04 PM   #5
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Re: Why is there so much confusion about Aikido.

David Orange wrote: View Post
Here's how it looked when it was a bit closer to the pre-war style:

The first part is technical rationale, the second is the randori.

Aikibudo, (original Aikido) much closer to the Yoseikan Aikido. The preservation of atemi waza and sutemi-waza are heavily part of the methodology. The Aikikai organizations has almost completely removed these methods. The combative nature has been removed.
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