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Old 08-27-2013, 06:36 AM   #100
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Re: Is it still Aikido if you take away the Japanese clothes, etiquette and other things?

Ivan Labushevskiy wrote: View Post
Ueshiba had been practiced in western clothe also. He had been practiced open air. And as far as I see he had been practiced all the time not on the training sessions only. I mean that it's normal to practice somewhere out of dojo. But if the goal is to change training uniform or some rituals it will ruin aikido.
1. I don't think that is the goal.
2. How would it ruin aikido?

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