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Old 04-28-2006, 09:36 AM   #29
Jim Sorrentino
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Dojo: Aikido of Northern Virginia, Aikido Shobukan Dojo
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Re: The "Jo Trick" and Similar Exercises

Dan Harden wrote:
Now in fighting? The principles inherent make a tremendously effective stab with a spear, a punch or projection. and........depending on your skill and size-in fighting- will stop a football players drive. I have. I also stop my 279 lb 6'4" jujutsuka's tackle. In light of the recent challenge thread I just couldn't resist poking.
Since you're unwilling to accept my invitation (on said challenge thread), please take a video of you doing this, and post it to AikiWeb. Granted, it would be in your dojo, under circumstances that you control, and like any other martial arts movie, subject to viewer skepticism --- but it would be a start. And it is long past time for you to put up.


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