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Old 08-27-2013, 07:13 AM   #102
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Re: Is it still Aikido if you take away the Japanese clothes, etiquette and other things?

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Matthew Story wrote: View Post
But that doesn't really answer the question with regards to the subject of this thread. Suppose the ground had been soft enough for us to train taijutsu: would that have been aikido?
Actually no. You would have been training taijutsu. Particularly of this was a long term thing without son periodic Aikido training.
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