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Old 01-19-2014, 10:35 AM   #12
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Re: Budo And Sports, A Rant

Peter Boylan wrote: View Post
I read a blog post by the Judo world champion Dr. Ann Maria DeMars in which seemed to value judo as little more than a social exercise with health and travel benefits. I suspect this one of the attitudes that made Ueshiba Sensei declare that there is no competition in Aikido. My full rant on the subject, with a link to Dr. DeMars original post, is at

Am I off the mark here and missing something, or am I on the right path?
Dear Peter,
I have read the blog listed above.Cannot comment since the comments of the lady [Dr Mars]in question seem to be not fully represented in the blog/Can you say whether all the comment /article by Dr Mars has been posted on this forum?Cheers, Joe.
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