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Old 02-15-2012, 03:32 PM   #1
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"The trouble with aikido" by Wayne Muromoto

Posted 2012-02-15 14:32:25 by Jun Akiyama
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Here's an interesting blog article entitled "The trouble with aikido" by Wayne Muromoto listing some of his thoughts regarding aikido based on his past experiences in the art.

From the article: "One person in my circle surmised, 'Well, I think the problem here is Ueshiba Morihei himself (the founder of aikido).' He explained: a lot of people see videos and illustrated techniques of Ueshiba as an old man throwing people around with a flick of his wrist, and they think they're Ueshiba. They're not. Ueshiba spent decades and decades refining his concept of aiki theory to a point where he could do that."

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