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Old 04-13-2013, 12:04 AM   #7
Michael Varin
Dojo: Aikido of Fresno
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 567
Re: Bokken, Jo, Sword?

Janet Rosen wrote: View Post
Aikido is not a sword art.

While I can see why you might say that, I fear that in making such an unequivocal statement you may be missing some very important things about the art.

"Through aiki we can feel the mind of the enemy who comes to attack and are thus able to respond immediately." - M. Mochizuki
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