Monty Collier wrote:
I totally disregard all of the Asian philosophical 'meditative' non-sense that can be found in all three (Brazilain Jiu-jitsu does not generally have this problem as does traditional Japanese jiu-jitsu).
This attitude is unfortunate for your students.
Your ability to apply Aikido techniques might just be a bit broader if you didn't disregard an important mental component of the art.
however given the focus on sport judo and fighting, this attitude is not surprising.