Jitsonic wrote:That depends on your definition of harmony.
Two people trying to better their skill sets and abilities through the media of resistance and competition against each other seems pretty harmonious to me. But that's me!
scruffy wrote:I have tried other MA, though not many other aikidos out there, but I am willing to try them, not just read up on them and watch videos on you tube.
this is a 'randoori compertition' at the 2007 world games in 2007, i know both players in the match, and both are very nice too!! plus i am lottering in the background (left of screen in red top taking pix)
I like tomiki aikido, purely for the randoori element, i like being able to go up against others to see if my techinques (and theirs) work at a fast pace, as attackers in the street are not going to slow their punches down for you.
I have tried other MA, thou not many other aikidos out there, but i am willing to try them and not just read up on them and watch videos on you tube.