Aiki Expo 2005
2005 Aiki Expo: Jose Andrade
Jose Andrade Shihan (currently 7th Dan, granted by Kokusai Budoin Headquarters, Int’l Martial Arts Federation, in Japan). Andrade Shihan has studied for many years in mainline Aikido schools, as well as many other styles of martial arts (wrestling, boxing, judo, jujutsu, kung fu, kobujutsu, karate and others) from a variety of well-known teachers. His martial style is called Mukei No Ryu Aikido, or “style without form” Aikido. This is a highly eclectic and improvisational type of Aikido.
This demonstration includes kumijo, kumitachi, tanto-dori and randori.
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