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Onegai Shimasu Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 03-09-2009 02:46 PM
Franklin Newby
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Entries: 11
Comments: 3
Views: 19,564

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Observations: Frank! There is a different feeling in the "I'm gonna get you" kind of t...
08-27-2009 09:27 AM
Off the line...off the mat: I hear that! I'm looking forward to it. Thanks for your comment : )
05-29-2009 04:01 PM
Off the line...off the mat: Plenty, and some of them get together with others to find out. Other aikid...
05-27-2009 12:52 PM
In General Off the line...off the mat Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #7 New 05-23-2009 02:47 PM
I'm feeling the need for more practice but not in the dojo - by donning gloves and headgear and going head to head with another.

When I mentioned this the other night to a fellow student, he remarked about competitiveness and aggression which is not the case. I have no complex to prove or to see how well aikido works against other arts.

I purely want to feel the dynamics of varying attacks. To feel that timing and distance in the heat of a quick or even sloppy fist in the face. Getting hit doesn't bother me...but getting hit due to poor technique, bad timing or improper distance does.
Controlling the attack seems to be the crux of aikido and I want to feel that control in real time outside the 'comfort' of the mat...outside yokomen uchi, shomen uchi and tsuki.

I wonder how many other aikidoka have felt this.
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#2 05-29-2009 04:01 PM
I hear that! I'm looking forward to it. Thanks for your comment : )
#1 05-27-2009 12:52 PM
Ron Tisdale Says:
Plenty, and some of them get together with others to find out. Other aikidoka and non-aikidoka. Don't let anyone dampen your enthusiasm for exploration. As long as its done in the correct place with the correct intentions, find some like minded folks and have at it! Best, Ron (but of course, be safe too...)
 




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