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Old 04-18-2002, 05:33 PM   #6
Don_Modesto
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"Aiki"

aiki=kokyu?

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Originally posted by Mona
But most importantly, 'Aiki' means not criticizing other styles in Aikido or other Martial Arts.
As long as you don't consider yourself and your Art a cut above the rest, you're in a state of Aiki.
Not sure history agrees with you. Osensei fancied aikido advanced martial art--does that constitute "a cut above"?

He was also barefacedly condescending with regard to Kano's judo, despite Kano's regard for and courtesy toward Ueshiba.

Don J. Modesto
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