Thread: Aikido and Budo
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Old 01-24-2013, 11:44 AM   #9
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Re: Aikido and Budo

Toby Kasavan wrote: View Post
we are there now, and I don't really see it as a problem.

but some people are not comfortable with it. Many people seem to want to make aikido over to reflect their own focus.
Isn't that what many of the "health benefit" folks are trying to do? Many of them seem quite uncomfortable with discussions of power or effectiveness.

I have no particular problem with recreational Aikido, it is what it is. When it claims to be something that it's not, well...

I might play recreational basketball, but if I claim that I'm Michael Jordan - then something's off.



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