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Old 04-16-2006, 08:12 PM   #8
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Dojo: Aikido of Petaluma, Petaluma,CA
Join Date: Jan 2003
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Re: Poll: How important is physical resistance in your aikido training?

If a no kyu beginner resists technique they will most probably get injured.
if my teachers didn't offer me resistance I wouldn't be able to learn the technique properly.
If I don't challenge a pin, how do I know i am pinned?
So its all about context...


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