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Old 08-10-2006, 10:43 AM   #130
Dojo: Finger Lakes Aikido
Location: Cortland, NY
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 980
Re: aikido and competition

Mark Uttech wrote:
Aikido tradition indeed does have its own 'lapgogh' expressed by "katsuhayabi" created by O'Sensei.
Michael Palin (I think) once said he was amazed to learn when things he and the other Pythons came up with as jokes actually happened. This another example, the one he thought of being the Kamikaze Scotsmen and their resemblance to the medieval Assasins.

Of course, that now leads me to wonder about the sketch where the wrestler is fighting .... himself. It's in the Live at the Hollywood Bowl movie, IIRC.
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