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Old 04-01-2010, 11:06 AM   #11
Rob Watson
Location: CA
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 697
Re: Internal Power (AIKI?)-- Players and Haters

Ellis Amdur wrote: View Post
I know of two times when Ueshiba was at his peak that he was defeated - there may be others. The one I am not at liberty to say - but there is no doubt.
Also the time when faced by the professional hunter .. not actually defeated but backed down as it was obvious the shot would hit home. Dodging not an option or there would be no need to back down.

Inspirational, yes, but deification is not required. Self delusion even gets the best of them. We are our own worst enemy-sometimes.

"In my opinion, the time of spreading aikido to the world is finished; now we have to focus on quality." Yamada Yoshimitsu

Ultracrepidarianism ... don't.
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