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Old 06-19-2014, 02:07 PM   #1
Peter Boylan
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The language of Aikido

I was catching flak in some other forums for my blog about etiquette in budo. Several people came out against foreign etiquette and language because they live in America and don't need it. I responded with this blog about language and budo:

http://budobum.blogspot.com/2014/06/...-and-budo.html

The issue I see in Aikido is there is no standard language across aikido styles anymore. The Aikikai uses one set of jargon, Yoshikan another, Ki No Kenkyukai a third, and Tomiki styles use still another. Would it be better to share a single terminology across the aikido world?

Peter Boylan
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