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Old 08-14-2012, 02:57 PM   #37
Join Date: Aug 2005
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Re: ki testing...emphasis on both uke and nage getting stronger

Graham Christian wrote: View Post
Sorry it is true. Plenty of not so good swimming coaches, football managers etc. etc. Budo is not unique.
Negative views create a negative scene.
Not everyone gets an "A" Graham.
Negative reviews breed excellence.
Failure is the mother of success.
Mediocrity is.....?

Again testing for what?
Stronger for what?
Martial....? How?

These questions were answered in the form of challenges by men who created the arts we follow.

No Takeda who got challenged
No Ueshiba
No Ueshiba?
No Tohei
No Tohei?
You...wouldn't be here.
They all stepped up in real pressured fight testing.
We...are...many times just cowards who run from the very testing we brag on them for.

Last edited by DH : 08-14-2012 at 02:59 PM.