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Old 09-19-2005, 04:19 PM   #6
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Dojo: Academy of Warrior Spirit
Location: tampa
Join Date: Aug 2004
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Re: Poll: How well taught is "being martially effective" in your aikido training?

I think most folks think of martially effective as 'hard': hard blocks, hard throws to the ground, lots of effort and occasional bleeding and joint injuries.

Martial effectiveness can happen from a well placed touch and bending of the knees.

The best training in martial effectiveness I receive is when three or four are sent to get me in randori - and I have to try to stay calm and move correctly.
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