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Old 06-01-2005, 01:40 AM   #38
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Dojo: Houston Ki Aikido
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Re: So I took a Judo class today...

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.

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