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Old 07-09-2012, 10:34 AM   #52
Dojo: midwest aikido center
Location: chicago
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 347
Re: Shouldn't we be responsible?

Dave Gallagher wrote: View Post
Chris, The first lesson is to learn the difference between budo and bujutsu. If you want to learn "martial skills" then you should seek a bujutsu ryu.
The path of Aikido budo is something much different than mere martial technique.
A few of us had a nice conversation w seki sensei one summer, and he said I think basically the same thing.

We have to define for ourselves, what it is we want. Jutsu or do... Self preservation, or self improvement

practice hard
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