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Old 12-11-2006, 11:54 PM   #15
Erick Mead
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Re: For Ted Ehara - Boundary of your aikido?

Peter A Goldsbury wrote:
I think it is fair to say that none of my earlier Japanese teachers ever explained what aikido was in 'western' terms. .... Even now I am told by aikido shihans that I cannot (fully) understand Japanese (martial) culture because I was not born a Japanese and have not lived here all my life. But this is their problem and it is pointless to argue. I have learned to smile enigmatically in response and say nothing.
An elegant disproof ...


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