Szczepan Janczuk wrote:
I'd say, that Founder was a bit more experienced then Paula when he stopped to listen his instructor :P
For Sokaku Takeda, sure, but what about all those other guys before him? I'm all for listening to your instructor, but that doesn't mean that I shut my mind to anything and everything else. Not only does that seem to go against common sense, it goes against the example set by virtually anybody you can name as a major figure in Japanese budo.