Bill Ross (Williamross77) wrote:
...there are still good player who cross over from the different organizations, does it REALLY matter to you who are in ASU, Aikikai or others, if the person that shows up to your seminar( and is profficiant in the exicution and you find out that the one who in structed that person was taught by Takahashi Sensei and Koichi Tohei Sensei) and you also find out that they are not under aikikai's jurisdiction. of course this is contengent on them being proficient. isn't it?...
I consider myself very lucky. My instructor was not only taught by Isao Takahashi and Koich Tohei, but I discovered that when Sosa Sensei became a black belt at the old Illinois Aikido Club, my Sensei was on the judging committee.
If any of you are in-town or just passing through, drop by, say "Hi" and bring your gi.