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Old 08-11-2003, 02:26 PM   #45
Ron Tisdale
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Paul used words such as "sparring", "completely uncooperative uke", and "shiai" (japanese for competition). I don't think it strange that some might think he has a bias toward that format. I also don't think shiai should be a "dirty word" in aikido. But that's just me.

Ron (now, I also might be influenced by previous conversations with Paul, good ones too)

Ron Tisdale
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