Is it still Aikido if you take away the Japanese clothes, etiquette and other things?
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08-30-2013, 09:45 PM
Dojo: Milwaukee Aikikai
Join Date: Dec 2009
Re: Is it still Aikido if you take away the Japanese clothes, etiquette and other things?
And if you take away the shomenuchi ikkyo, the dojo, gi, and bowingclapping are too.
Yes, but a building, an outfit, and a set of social customs do not constitute a martial art in the absence of a technical curriculum.
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