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Old 07-13-2011, 09:36 PM   #49
Allen Beebe
Location: Portland, OR
Join Date: Mar 2007
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Re: Non-Aikido thoughts and considerations

Demetrio Cereijo wrote: View Post
But his left-handedness should have affected his martial arts training in weapons.
I think you may be correct. At least I've read that he was equally very proficient with weapons in both hands and may, it seems, have passed knowledge of that advantage on to at least one of his students.

Demetrio Cereijo wrote: View Post
Sokichi burning his fingernails was, I believe, because Sokaku participating in sumo tournaments. Not motivation but punishment.]
When my father would beat me for doing something wrong (punishment) and when he would beat me because I wasn't doing something right (motivation) I failed to appreciate the subtle difference. To my childish mind it was all just pain.

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