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Old 04-06-2005, 10:25 AM   #3
Tim Gerrard
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Dojo: White Rose Aikikai - Durham
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Re: Defending against Aikido

Very interesting topic, it beats is Ju-jitsu better than Aikido.

Having never had aikido used against me in anger, I can only therorise. But supposing in a fight, that someone tried kote-gaeshi you could counter it with irimi-nage. I think that practice of Kaishi Waza would come in handy for that. Same for armlocks/immobilisations. But for hard projections, irimi-nage, shio-nage, no chance, just hope your ukemi and insurance is up to scratch!

Aikido doesn't work? My Aikido works, what on earth are you practicing?!
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