Why "aikido excepted"? Is aikido so easy to integrate into weapon styles?
Otherwise though, I agree. While holding a weapon, you can't exactly use your hands for other things, which is what most martial arts focus on. Something with kicks could combine with it pretty well though.
Any form of wrestling is 'easy' and often unavoidable in encounter - with other hand, general clinch, balance etc. Most Renaissance sword manuals deal with some wrestling as well, for example.
Last edited by Spiryt; 2012-10-09 at 12:06 PM.
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