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Dec
14
comment How did Jose Aldo lose so fast?
How does watching the fight (it's not that long⸮) not answer your question?
Dec
14
comment What Defines Something As A Martial Art?
This is a rant that does not answer the question.
Dec
14
comment What Defines Something As A Martial Art?
Etymology does not nor has it ever defined meaning. For example, decimate is no longer understood to mean "kill one in every ten" but "kill, destroy, or remove a large proportion of".
Dec
14
comment What Defines Something As A Martial Art?
@Wigwam: Aikido was used to train soldiers in thee use of bayonets -- see most of the "jo" kata. Nearly all of Ueshiba's Hell Dojo students went serve in the Imperial Army in WW2.
Dec
11
comment What Defines Something As A Martial Art?
Where to start? The tone is arrogant and there are many factual errors: Muay Thai was used in battlefield. Aikido was used in the second world war.
Dec
11
comment What Defines Something As A Martial Art?
This does not answer the question.
Dec
11
comment What Defines Something As A Martial Art?
@nukeforum: Moriteru Ueshiba is "only" the head of the Aikikai. There are plenty of other styles of Aikido that do not recognise him as part of their style/organisation.
Dec
11
comment What Defines Something As A Martial Art?
Aikido world championships and some videos.
Dec
11
reviewed Approve books tag wiki excerpt
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reviewed Approve sword tag wiki
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reviewed Approve What Defines Something As A Martial Art?
Dec
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comment What Defines Something As A Martial Art?
Aikido has plenty of competition in it.
Dec
10
answered What Defines Something As A Martial Art?
Dec
10
comment How to recover from (or defend against) pressure point strikes?
The effectiveness of acupressure is currently not well documented for any condition or see Edzard Ernst's site.
Dec
3
accepted Left handed Japanese sword techniques