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Old 10-15-2012, 06:37 AM   #66
Carl Thompson
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Re: VoE: AWASE - The Principle of AIKI

Christopher Li wrote: View Post
As for the rest, well, I've been to Iwama many times - I've also spoken to most of the principle post war figures at one time or another.
And yet this statement is a matter of debate for you:
The founder of AIKIDO, Morihei Ueshiba O-sensei, spent many years adapting techniques from Daito-Ryu Jujitsu and other martial arts to embody the principle of AWASE.
And you consider this a question:
Christopher Li wrote: View Post
Further, hanmi is, to my mind, peripheral to the main question here - whether or not awase is really the same as aiki.
I know you have visited Iwama. I think it was clear that I was referring to the current research you and others are doing related to IP/Aiki. Are you saying you came to Iwama as an IP/Aiki proponent in relation to this?


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