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Old 08-14-2007, 05:21 PM   #22
Chuck Clark
 
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Re: What makes Aikido aikido (to you)?

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Tarik Ghbeish wrote: View Post
I think, as perhaps described Mr. Goldsbury's recent series of articles, that M. Ueshiba's aikido died with him, and the best we can do is find our own way, using his and our own teachers examples as signposts along the way.
I seem to remember a quote from M. Ueshiba, "You can't do my aikido; you must find your own."

Powerful words that surely require a lot of courage even after we begin to understand what "aikido" is.

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