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Old 12-19-2005, 10:40 PM   #11
Janet Rosen
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Re: Poll: How helpful is visually examining techniques in learning aikido for you?

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Eric Simmons wrote:
It's not really up for debate, but I understand there are blind aikidoka. Good for them.
huh?
I've trained with blind folks--heck, I've taken a couple of classes taught by a blind aikidoka-- and don't understand why anybody would think it a problem.
Frankly, I find that sometimes having my eyes open gets in the way of really understanding the physics and the connection that is going on between me and my training partner.

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