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It did help me. The problem is not so much whether the art itself helps, but whether the teacher teaches it in a way that helps. More specifically, when I started out with Aikido, my first sensei taught the Nishio style. You can look it up on Youtube, there is a full DVD with the original Nishio guy to be found there. The specialty of Nishio is that he ...


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It will not help You will get the same problems in relaxation, centring, and breathing1 in Iaido as you get in Aikido. In addition, Iaido will confuse your Aikido weapon work unless you keep them very separate. Ueshiba trained in lots of different arts that influenced his Aikido. Most of his weapon work was done when he was a young man in his prime. Iwama ...


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