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Old 01-28-2010, 06:14 AM   #36
Alec Corper
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Re: Where Did Ueshiba Morihei's Training Go?

Hello mark,
I find your list interesting. If we go one step back there is another question. O Sensei "stole" parts of other arts to "create" Aikido. We now do Aikido and are exhorted to do O Sensei's aikido (whatever that was!) but that would mean cross training, theft, and ultimately abandoning your teacher to create your own art. Further a look into "Transparent Power" depicts an approach to training that is perhaps closer to Ueshiba ryu than the PR image we have inherited.

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