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Old 04-30-2006, 08:32 PM   #86
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Re: Instructor got mad because I didnt fall

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Mary Eastland wrote:
Fighting is so boring ...
Mary
I understand that you've been fighting regulary, so it became boring?

Back to the topic -- "martial" aspect of aikido it is not exactly fighting And ppl who reject uke resistance, or idea that technique can fail because of this resistance are not doing aikido anymore.

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I do believe the subject of this one is a specific situation, experienced by one specific aikido student.
This specific situation is excellent illustration of quite common mechanism that happens in many aikido dojo.

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