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Old 08-15-2012, 04:22 PM   #82
Chris Li
 
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Re: ki testing...emphasis on both uke and nage getting stronger

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Dan Harden wrote: View Post
Hi Bud
I hope you continue to offer your quotes....for the rest of the readership.
Incoherent, non-responsive myth making be damned.
Although this:
Ueshiba was a martial artist ..... He visited many a dojo and took what he could from each. No challenges, no put downs, no going around saying how useless so and so was. He visited and did as per instructed. If there was something to learn he stayed a while, if not he politely bowed and left.
......Was one of the funniest -albeit amateurish and ill informed- attempts at myth making I have read in a while. Sounds like a Jacki Chan movie doesn't it?
Dan
I'm just busy keeping immovable - my wife calls it being stubborn

The whole thing reminded me of one of my favorite movies!

http://youtu.be/qZdQvqsZ4og

Best,

Chris