Actually Fellas it's been done to death...in detail.
Do you realize how many people in aikido cross train now?
Tony's message and opinions, while pretty good..is like the Aikido Journal article he linked to...it's over ten years old.
I've lost count of how many Aikido people I now meet who train weapons, BJJ, MMA. MT, FMA, Kali etc. not to mention hard style TMA.
Nice post.....ten years after the narrative reached it's peak.
Jesus!! That long, are you sure Dan? Where is me sodding cave.....