Rupert Atkinson wrote:
But more importantly, between styles, between teachers, and even between techniques, it is the similarities that make Aikido what it is - Aikido.
Rupert...Excellent point. I have been told many times to look for the similarities in technique rather than the difference to find out where the core Aikido is when comparing instructors.
And now am starting to understand exactly what that means <wry grin>