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Old 09-08-2000, 10:33 PM   #16
Dojo: Ninpiden Dojo, Ai To Hei Wa
Location: Denver
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 8
Nick wrote:
chezmike wrote:

Even so, I have had Sensei ask me which Nikyo I liked better, hers or Sempai. DANGER! No right answer! Sensei is very polished, Sempai very strong - both work!
correct, there is no answer. I believe that because in this art that 'eschews' competition, when that was asked, the sensei was not asking about Aikido. She was engaging in a meaningless competition with you as her medium...

If I may ask, how did you respond?

Easy. I answered "It's Nikyo, Sensei." Wisdom comes from marriage as well as martial art.
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