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Old 10-31-2005, 04:01 PM   #18
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Re: Poll: If you didn't train at all as uke, would you still be training aikido?

We must be careful not to mix
1.learning techniques & conditioning body
2. spontaneous creating response to an attack (Takemusu Aiki).

What we do in daily training is point number 1.
What O sensei and shihans do all their life is number 2.

So my answer is YES, of course. One doesn’t need to take ukemi to do Aikido.


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