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    The japanese word budo is omnipresent in popular culture and yet, it is one of the most misunderstood, including by budoka themselves. I would like to briefly explain the origin of this term and describe its fundamental intrinsic contradictions. Those are mostly due to the fact that budo consists in the study of ancient warfare techniques, but ...
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    The term “internal training” (or “internal power”) has become more and more fashionable during the past few years within Aikido circles, especially those who regularly visit fora and other online resources. Based on my personal experience (admittedly partial), I tend to think that there is often little more behind those terms than an intent to ...