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Creation Date: 04-14-2005 07:45 AM
Robert Rumpf
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Thoughts that I don't want to forget.
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Entries: 143 (Private: 73)
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Views: 92,009

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  #120 New 05-31-2007 04:54 PM
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Jonathan Hay wrote: View Post
No more Mr. Nice Guy. If another aikidoka (senior or otherwise) tries to challenge my technique he/she better be up to the same challenge from me (shihan excepted, of course).
You might just ask them who is teaching class, and point out to them that it is not them.

I had some fellow yudansha whose technique was lacking, who was of my dojo but who rarely trained, attempt to explain to me how to do a nikkyo joint lock so that it was more "effective" before they had even attacked me for the first time and even witnessed what I would do (and I had never done this technique on them in the past).

What do you think happened when I applied the joint lock? How hard and fast do you think it was applied?

And then I got this look of surprise and a "don't break my arm!"

Some people have it coming.

Rob
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