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Old 02-09-2011, 03:21 PM   #21
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Re: New Internal Style of The Wooden Staff

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George S. Ledyard wrote: View Post
You have taken something someone else developed and was kind enough to teach to you and have set yourself up as a teacher in your own right, not only without permission, but in actual opposition to the wishes of the Founder of this style.
Hmmm, sounds like a familiar story, once upon a time in Japan.

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George S. Ledyard wrote: View Post
I would advise them to go to the source because I guarantee that anyone else's imitation ( O'sensei's ) of his lifetime's work will only be an ersatz version, lacking in the real depth of Tom's ( Takeda's ) conception.
(Parenthesis is mine).

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