Ah, not to get off topic, but....
What makes Ito, Mifune, Ueshiba, Takeda, et.al. more super-human than you and me, or anyone else?
If these people, who were just people, could achieve such a high level of profeciency in their chosen arts through hard work and dedication, then why can't we?
Of course, the fact that I'm a fat @SS might have something to do with the fact that I s*ck, but I digress...
To consign yourself to the belief that you won't ever attain a high standard of ability is to signal defeat. History, martial and otherwise, is full of supposed regular people who achieved greatly, just because.
And who's to say that the aforementioned masters of old were the best, and no one can compare to them? Maybe, just maybe, there are persons out there who equal or exceed their abilities?
Isaac Newton, who by most is regarded as the the greatest scientist in history, exclaimed about how far he could see, for he stood on the shoulders of giants.
Why are we, here and now, any different?