...not all conditions of life, and thus not in the "rest of their life."
David, beautiful reply as always, but I'm afraid you're guilty of thinking I'm bright enough to explain myself correctly
. My question should have read - if someone never practices any physical aikido, can you claim they ever have done aikido? Being a rather simple person, this is how I read the thrust of the poll so amount/type/effectiveness of physical practice then happily falls out of the picture and prevents me getting confused again.