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Old 08-30-2013, 08:45 PM   #193
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Re: Is it still Aikido if you take away the Japanese clothes, etiquette and other things?

Cliff Judge wrote: View Post
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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