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Old 01-27-2014, 12:31 PM   #18
ramenboy
Dojo: midwest aikido center
Location: chicago
Join Date: Mar 2004
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Re: Use of the term Aikido"ka"

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Tony Blomert wrote: View Post
As traditionalists we want to stay true to Aikido's Japanese heritage and strive to make sure we are always proper...
tony would that be 'traditionalists' or 'traditionalers?'
i kid :P

anyways, i've been told the same, that 'aikido-ka' can be used for someone who does aikido 'professionally,' i think that was the term used. because many of us don't 'make a living' with aikido, we wouldn't be referred to as 'aikido-ka'

but i agree with the other folks... when asked, i say 'i do aikido'

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