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Old 08-25-2015, 07:46 AM   #13
Demetrio Cereijo
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Re: Just another look at aikido and what are the consequences of it?

Maciej Jesmanowicz wrote: View Post
Takeshita's contacts with the Imperial family led to a demonstration at the Imperial Palace Sainenkan dojo in 1941. Ueshiba first resisted the invitation stating that he didn't want to demonstrate "false" techniques before such an illustrious audience. By this he meant that if he performed "real" techniques his partner would be killed!
Well, Ueshiba's uke at that demo was killed anyway... Not by Ueshiba but by a grunt in a streetfight. Maybe he was taught "false" techniques too.
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