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Old 03-10-2013, 02:26 PM   #15
Robert Cowham
Dojo: East Sheen Aikido and Kashima No Tachi
Location: London, UK
Join Date: Jul 2000
Posts: 279
Re: Moriteru Ueshiba v Christian Tissier

In my view aikido is a very "broad church" - and I personally like top level practitioners to be different - to give us something different to choose from - and indeed to aspire to. I am personally not so keen on senior students of teachers being carbon copies of their teachers. I want to see them express principles, but according to their own characters, bodies, shapes and sizes.

Have you practiced with both of these teachers? If not, I would suggest you reserve some judgement until you have done so.

Investigate - let us know your further conculsions.
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