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Old 08-27-2013, 01:13 PM   #109
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Re: Is it still Aikido if you take away the Japanese clothes, etiquette and other things?

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Janet Rosen wrote: View Post
1. It was a different instructor.

2. You have not answered my direct question: at what defined point in time, would it no longer be aikido, and WHY?
The point at which it became your standard way to train, because that's the point where you severed your link to the cultural transmission of Aikido.
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