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Old 04-21-2011, 12:41 PM   #54
dps
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Re: Is Aikiweb an open Aikido Forum ? Or is it a

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Attilio Anthony John Wagstaffe wrote: View Post
Well Keith maybe I will just have to become a shrugger like you?
I'm just being very inquisitive, why call "it" aikido that is, a martial art, if really what one is doing is in actual fact not anymore?
I have already decided that I don't really do aikido anymore, I just called it that because I didn't know what else to call it, because it started as that, as that was what I was doing, everybody told me so, so I believed them, but is not now, so morphed it has become.....
So maybe it's ju jutsu I do and will have to call it that, how about Towa Jujutsu?..... Anyone got a translation on what Towa would/could mean, To & Wa being the first 2 letters my second name and surname (obvious!!).... nothing rude I hope....
Tell people that you do old style Tomiki Martial Aikido or just Martial Aikido.

dps