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Old 04-22-2011, 07:13 PM   #96
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Re: Tanto Practice - Is true Aikido effective for disarming?

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Dan Harden wrote: View Post
On any other day I applaud Chris's mindset as well-it was/is my own. I just see some flaws in the logic of the approach is all

Well, unless they are lying to my face (always a possibility) Those I meet tells me either:
a) in their view this is the aiki in aikido and or Daito ryu
b) they don't really know (or even care) what the aiki in aikido or Daito ryu was supposed to be, but they want what I am doing anyway.
c) This is the power in their "X" art.
I'm just me. I no longer care about the what or where anymore either.
And William, it's Harden not Hardin.
Hope to see ya this fall when I come back to Calif.
All the best
Dan
Forgive me Dan for misspelling your name. Thanks for your great posts. I really can't wait for you to show me my two left feet. LOL

Thank You (in advance) also for giving me the opportunity to learn from you.

Namaste'

WIlliam Hazen
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