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Old 09-25-2013, 09:03 AM   #30
Dojo: Hokushinkan
Location: glasgow
Join Date: Aug 2013
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United Kingdom
Re: Osensei's Feet of Clay

Matthew Story wrote: View Post
I think you are misunderstanding Cliff. He's not suggesting we "declare our Aikido adequate and not pursue the depths of Aikido's possibility"; he's suggesting that the way aikido has supposedly evolved away from its starting point (that is, Ueshiba) might be a good thing.
I don't think the fact that only a handful of his early students ever APPROACHED his level of skill ( never mind us guys!) could ever be considered a good thing.
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