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Old 05-31-2005, 10:03 AM   #29
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Re: A Word of Concern to all Aikidoka...

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Fredrik Hall wrote:
I believe he is. And f I remember correctly, Tohei hasn't exactly been a health-freak either.
Yes, there are infamous stories of him drinking the students under the table and then tossing them around at 6:30 AM class.

He has been off the booze for a number of years per Doctor's orders.

of course, heavy drinking is not exactly anything new in Japanese culture.

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