Thread: Value of atemi
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Old 06-15-2005, 02:15 PM   #17
Kevin Leavitt
 
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Re: Value of atemi

Ron Tisdale wrote: [quote]I 'm not convinced that just blending works that well against serious attacks.

In theory it should, but it doesn't work very well for me! Maybe one day down the road!

I think you need to develop a full spectrum game from being able to blend to it not happening for some reason. I work on my long term game (Aikido), while developing my short term game (BJJ).
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