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01-20-2012, 03:59 PM
Posted 2012-01-20 15:57:18 by Jun Akiyama
News URL: http://www.theaucklander.co.nz/news/aikido-children-anti-bullying/1244310/

This article entitled "Aikido helps boy deflect bullying" (http://www.theaucklander.co.nz/news/aikido-children-anti-bullying/1244310/) reports on how aikido helped 10-year-old Lucas Gribble in Auckland, New Zealand, deal with bullying.

From the article: "What aikido teaches them is to centre themselves, focus on their bodies and to be grounded. [...] We teach them to respond positively to people and emotionally charged situations, rather than responding with aggression."

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