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Old 10-09-2001, 01:06 PM   #7
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Re: Re: Personal Experiences

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Originally posted by shihonage


Why didn't he "step away" before even telling the guy to punch ?
One of my students was a boxer.

I was teaching taisabaki and told him to punch. My taisabaki was too soon. I moved, he shifted and I had tears in my eyes.

Most good Aikidoists I know - have had experience in other martial arts.

The biggest problem is a new student who has limited knowledge of the martail art he did before. Karate for a year, maybe once a week, big problem. etc

Peter Rehse Shodokan Aikido
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