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Old 07-05-2005, 11:57 AM   #111
Dojo: Aikido of Ashland
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 395
Re: aikido vs jiu-jitsu

I realize that moving off the line does not work in all scenarios. But for the scenario that Sonny is describing, takedowns , i'm quite confident it would work. Grabbing the legs and throwing someone down requires prolonged contact, and if you continue to move off the line , he wont be able to touch you long enough to throw you down. And again im not just saying move off the line , im saying , move off the line , put your opponent in your line of attack and then attack your oppenent w/something other than a takedown.

It really all depends on the attack at hand.

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