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Old 03-17-2007, 04:34 PM   #100
Ellis Amdur
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Re: Dan, Mike, and Aikido

Mike H. wrote:
I don't think that someone with the ego to tell others that what they are doing is wrong and that we should all be doing his stuff is doing aikido at all.
That's not my aikido!
Shimizu Kenji quoting Ueshiba Morihei yelling at the assembled uchi-deshi when he unexpectedly dropped by practice (and given time period - mid-sixties - your teacher's teacher - Murayama - would have been part of the assembled throng).

Now let's not get our knickers in a twist. I'm not saying Dan or Mike is Ueshiba. Who knows, they might be better.

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