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Iwama style Aikido

Iwama style Aikido


Whether Morihiro Saito aikido was the same as the founder’s or not, everybody has their own opinion depending on their depth of knowledge of aikido history, exposure to iwama aikido and the way of thinking. So naturally there are many theories and idieas of what is what. So I won’t express mine this time, but what I do want to say is that I have no doubt that Morihiro Saito…


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Aikido styles

Aikido styles


Main Schools: Aikikai, Ki Aikido, Iwama Aikido Historically, Morihei Ueshiba founded the Art of Aikido officially in 1941. He produced three well known students: his son Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Koichi Tohei and Morihiro Saito. His son was given the responsibility to continue the tradition by running his organization called the Aikikai. His focus was on classic Aikido with fluid…


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Jujitsu styles

Jujitsu styles


In a real-life scenario, jujitsu is superior for one-on-one combat even against much larger opponents. Assuming that you are attacked by an aggressor with only novice boxing and karate skills, jujitsu will allow you to quickly take the aggressor to the ground where you can use what we call PTS- position, transition, submission. You even have the option to avoid the submission…


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Deadliest Martial Arts style

Deadliest Martial Arts style


Sport We’ve all seen the Hollywood “wire-fu” and the Chuck Norris white-boy karate. Everybody knows about the Segal arm snap and the Van Damme ballerina kick. Even the popular modern mixed martial arts combat sports are dominated by a fairly rigid set of styles that often result in grueling grappling matches, methodically paced Brazilian jiujitsu, and run-of-the-mill hybrid…


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Style of Jiu-Jitsu

Style of Jiu-Jitsu


Why the attachment to “jiu-jitsu”? If you’re asking about good similar grappling arts, I’ve heard many great things about catch wrestling, judo and sambo. If you’re asking about different ways in which systems called “jiu-jitsu” are practiced, there are really only two: Japanese (from which all “jiu-jitsu” originated, the term itself being Japanese), and Brazilian (specifically…


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Different styles of Aikido

Different styles of Aikido


Today there are many, many different styles of Aikido and even a few arts that seem to be of an entirely different lineage that go under the name of Aikido! For example, there is one school in our area that lists Aikido as one of the arts taught. When queried about his Aikido background, the instructor claimed that Aikido was just part of unnamed-Korean-art-that-looks-nothing-like-Aikido…


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Brazilian Martial Arts styles

Brazilian Martial Arts styles


Capoeira - Brazilian Martial Arts Style Capoeira is a Brazilian martial arts that focuses on kicks, knee strikes, punches and evading attacks. It is a very fluid and acrobatic martial arts style. Capoeira looks almost like dancing because Brazilian slaves were able to practice this martial arts in front of their colonial masters by saying that they were dancing. Capoeira students…


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Deadliest fighting style in the world

Deadliest fighting style in the world


In modern society, martial arts are used mostly for self-defense, sports and entertainment, but many styles of martial arts have deadly roots. Any fighting style can be deadly if the practitioner chooses to use it in a lethal fashion, but some focus almost exclusively on inflicting as much harm on your opponent as possible. Some were developed specifically for killing, not…


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