“Generally speaking one can say that Aikido doesn’t include the “jujutsu” type of techniques of Aikijujutsu concentrating more in what is called the “aiki no jutsu” part of Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu, or techniques that emphasize in the timing, and syncronization of mind and body with the opponent’s attack (Obviously both require proper breathing). However Aikido was influenced by other schools in addition to Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu.”
“This is a very general statement since there are many more differences and similarities from different levels not only technically. For instance Aikido is what is called a “gendai budo” type of art and Aikijujutsu is a “koryu” art. You could do your own research on each subject since this might mean different things to different people. There is a lot more to elaborate on in order to answer your question but I’m trying to be as brief as I can. From another stand point I would like to add that Aikido doesn’t include attacks, it is a mere defensive art due to it’s philosophy, also many of the “strikes” were removed from the techniques. From a different level or perspective some people might said that the circular movements in Aikido are wider than Aikijujutsu, that’s in part true and others might state that Aikijujutsu is less refined than Aikido, that to me is a matter of perception. ”
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