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Old 02-23-2003, 11:58 AM   #8
timcraig
Dojo: Northeast Aikikai
Location: Waltham, MA
Join Date: Sep 2002
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Mel Barker wrote:
Does that mean Ueshiba's pre-war students are still doing Daito-ryu?
If they were taught the same things he taught after the war, then I would say they were doing "aikibudo" and "aikinomichi"(what he called aikido before he decided on the name "aikido"-from aikidofaq) if they continued to train after the war, then they were doing aikido. But that's just IMHO. There's still no chance the samurai were doing aikido.
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