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Old 10-03-2008, 09:19 AM   #4
jennifer paige smith
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Re: Did O'Sensei teach any other martial art?

I think one would need to decide for themselves the definition of martial art and then decide whether instructing in military service counted or whether one felt it is teaching Budo practice that is at the heart of the question.
Then the question could be answered in that particular context.

I might phrase my response this way: O-Sensei did teach warring arts in the military before he taught budo.

Jennifer Paige Smith
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