Thread: small circle?
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Old 02-21-2006, 05:56 AM   #23
Dojo: Aikido of Midland
Location: Midland Texas
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Re: small circle?

Edwin Neal wrote:
so John do you understand 'atemi' to be strikes to vital points? i always understood it as any strikes... my problem with Dillman type stuff is IF it worked you would see unintentional KO's in many martial arts and sports... but this doesn't happen... now i do think that strikes to certain points can be good and effective... just not the semi-magical stuff that Dillman proposes..
Yes, even sandai doshu describes them in his books as strikes to vital points.
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