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Old 06-22-2005, 04:11 PM   #12
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Re: Jason DeLucia's Combat Aikido Series

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Kevin Leavitt wrote:
As an infantrymen, I certainly share and understand Dave's position. I too am somewhat sensitive to the use/misuse of the word "combat". Not from a personal standpoint, but from the inferred meaning that it represents.
As an old grunt (S2 1/83 FA USArmy 72-74), I agree. But for the "normal civilian" population, combat is defined as a "struggle, fight, contest, conflict, or controversy." (Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary).

But hey, no one asked me.

Now, back to the content of the series please.

Lynn Seiser PhD
Yondan Aikido & FMA/JKD
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