Thread: Elbow Power
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:49 PM   #48
Lorel Latorilla
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Re: Elbow Power

William Hazen wrote: View Post
Well you can correct me if I am wrong but Koryu and Gendai Martial Concepts did not evolve in a vacuum but were themselves an evolution of older Martial Arts...He may be going "back to the future" but I believe my point that Japanese Martial Arts can "evolve" and that Japanese Shihan are also incremental in this evolution proves my original point that this evolution is not a zero sum equation.

One could only speculate how O'Sensei might feel about this but I don't think he would be completely unhappy about it.

William Hazen
Honestly, I would love to see Japanese shihan do the same things some Westerners/unconventional Asian martial artists are doing and evolve their systems to meet "modern" demands.

My point is that I don't see it at all.

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