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Old 03-19-2010, 04:47 AM   #7
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Re: Proficiency and Aikido

Thank you, Sensei, for "putting it out there". You have certainly offered some thought-provoking material. Your desire to see mutual respect and observance of the Founder's principles between various ryu is a noble one, and I can see the genuine desire to do so at many "bridge" gatherings nowadays. That said, there is still much work to be done, and much pride and tension to be put aside. I'd like to think we're up to the task. After all, isn't blending at the very core of what we do?
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