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Old 09-05-2006, 01:09 AM   #25
wayneth
Dojo: Port Talbot Dojo
Location: Port Talbot
Join Date: Jul 2005
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Re: No touch throw - again? OMG!!!

Wasn't it O Sensei that did not like to do demonstrations, especially infront of high ranking officials. Because of something that he would have to show the real Aikido, which meant that he would have to break peoples bones or something. Can someone clarify this please, I think it was in the 1930's when Shioda Sensei was at the Kobukan?
The reason I put up the clip of O Sensei (which I believe was his last public teaching or demonstration) was because Ueshiba Sensei is doing almost the same as Watanabe Sensei, except I believe it is a bit more believable because his Ukes are not flipping.
Wayne
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