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Tag Archives: daito ryu aikijujutsu

The Morihei Ueshiba Biography: From Sumo to Aikido

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Aikido’s founder, Morihei Ueshiba, was born in 1883 in the fishing and farming village of Tanabe, Japan. He was the only surviving son of a prosperous father and cultured mother who considered him their gift from heaven. His premature birth hindered his physical development; even when he was fully grown, he was little more than
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Posted in Aikido, Aikijujutsu, General Martial Arts History, Japanese Martial Arts, Japanese Martial Arts History, Jujitsu, Traditional Martial Artists.

Daito Ryu Aikijujutsu vs. Aikido

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Daito-ryu is a Japanese core style from which many modern variations have sprung. Shorinji kenpo, hapkido, Kodokan judo and aiki are martial arts that were originated by disciples of daito-ryu that have since splintered into numerous modern variations of their own.

Daito-ryu aikijujutsu is one such splinter style that has somehow managed to adhere to the
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Posted in Aikido, Aikijujutsu, General Martial Arts History, Japanese Martial Arts History, Throws/Takedowns.