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Old 09-21-2009, 02:50 PM   #30
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Re: "Hidden in Plain Sight" - Takeda Sokaku

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Dan Harden wrote: View Post
Wait!
Now I see what you mean. I'm not talking about tossing the syllabus. That is not even close to what I meant.
It is the joining of jujutsu WITH aiki that I am advocating. Not either / or. With real aiki in the body taking the lead. If you consider that viewpoint in light of what I wrote earlier about the creation of the various syllabus from Takeda, it presents a clear and cogent explanation. At least my own perspective. Does that make more sense?
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Dan
Gotcha. One could also add that the more complex the waza (and there are some doozies, aren't there) the more one must have some sort of "aiki" for them to come off even in the dojo. Could that be deliberate?

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