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Old 09-20-2006, 09:18 PM   #8
Aristeia
Location: Auckland
Join Date: Sep 2002
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Re: Use of Japanese terminology...

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David Skaggs wrote:
If not Japanese ( where Aikido was founded) then which language? Because I speak English it should be English. If I am an Eskimo then should Aikido be taught to me in Inuktitut?
quite possibly. Everything else we learn about we learn about in our mother tongue. Why should MA be any difference *unless* we have a particular desire for a cultural experience.

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