Mike Sigman wrote:
Certainly arguing that Shodokan represents the real and traditional Aikido because kata admittedly *made up* by Tomiki is the real goods, just won't fly as anything more than assertion.
I think David hit the nail on the head again.
Mike, are you reading the same thread that everyone else is? You were unable to provide a quote to back up your last incorrect assertion and now you make another (see bold text above). No one is saying that Shodokan represents the real and traditional Aikido except yourself.
I agree with something else you said though - Back to atemi.
And whenever I see Chiba-san we'll chat a bit about the other thing.