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Old 02-02-2007, 02:48 AM   #75
Dirk Hanss
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Re: Top Ten Reasons you STAY with Aikido

Michael Meister wrote:
I will not argue with that either. Humpfenstufen!
Sorry off topic, Michael.

I just don't understand the phrase HUMPFENSTUFEN

It looks German, but is not really common in my environment.

Google and Yahoo only refer to aikido web pages. So it could be aikido related. but then I found that the only source is Michael Meister - namely a masterly aikidoka (i.e. by name, I do not know your experience).

It sounds related to beer or wine, but I thought the best solution is to ask the source itself.

Could you please help me out of my ignorance and give me some more info about what 'Humpfenstufen' means?

Many thanks

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