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Old 06-19-2003, 09:21 AM   #9
Lyle Bogin
Dojo: Shin Budo Kai
Location: Manhattan
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 588
I feel that separating styles of martial arts in this way is detrimental to study of the subject. It has forced me to make judgements that are not necessarily correct or even useful. I just can't buy into it anymore because it has made me make so many false assumptions, many of them mentioned in this thread as people's definitions. It is a much bigger issue in Chinese Martial Arts, it seems. Well, at least everyone can cop-out at the end with the old top of the same mountain statement .

"The martial arts progress from the complex to the simple."
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