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Old 04-21-2006, 08:39 AM   #22
Hanna B
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Join Date: Dec 2001
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Re: Poll: How important is physical resistance in your aikido training?

I have trained in aikido forms where resistance is a necessary tool. I also trained in lines of aikido where resistance is something that destroys training - response, yes, but not resistance. It is different ways of learning things, and they are not easily combined. Therefor:

It is critically important to resist or not resist in the way the teacher asks me to.
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