Re: Poll: Would you consider aikido without a physical practice component to still be
While I cannot think of aikido without physical practice - aikido is budo and budo is going a spiritual way by practical exercises - it might be hard not to allow someone calling his non-physical art 'aikido'.
So if you train conflict management skills according to attack-tics ("Aikido in everyday Life"), you might call it aikido-communications. But to me it would not be just aikido, while the results are aikido in an other environment than in the dojo.
Nevertheless, I voted 'No' as well, so I am interested about why voting 'yes'.