Re: What is "Aikido"?
David: I don't know, I don't do any work with shinken. All my weapons work is single stick or knife, and I think that a two handed weapon might work differently. With single stick vs. single stick, if I move with "pressure" on the block/strike I've had my practice partners say, they feel it reverberate through their hand. I'm still figuring it out.
Ignatius: Okay. Join/combine/in accord with, you're right that's a better definition.
For Gernot: So the meaning of ΊΟ in Japanese is also the same? If so then why the heck have people been translating Aikido as the "Way of Harmony??"
Last edited by Tim Fong : 09-27-2006 at 01:49 PM.