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Old 06-10-2005, 06:12 AM   #23
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Dojo: Chishin Dojo
Location: Coventry
Join Date: Jan 2003
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United Kingdom
Wink Re: Frustrated by unconvincing aikido

I wasn't at the event that I think you're referring to but I think I know from your description who you mean! One of our instructors had a similar experience with said person. He was attacking / grabbing ryotedori and came in as normal for this grab - just before he connected with her she let out a wail of some sort to which he asked what she was doing. Her reply? She was extending her Ki and he should fly away and allow himself to be thrown by the energy. His reply? Not really repeatable here...

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