Thread: Budo Values
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Old 02-02-2015, 04:59 PM   #6
Travers Hughes
Dojo: Aikikai
Location: Gold Coast
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 33
Re: Budo Values

Cliff Judge wrote: View Post
I've been under the impression that these things weren't "budo values" until the 20th century. Which in my mind ties them to that ugly period of nationalization and imperialism.
I think so too, Cliff. Then again, many western nations have adopted them as "budo values" too. What about all the after-school karate centres that will teach little Johnny "Discipline, Self-Confidence" etc? It doesn't seem out of place there, but if a swim school advertised in the same way, would it feel out of place? In essence, the same values are being imparted...

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