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Old 05-28-2006, 04:25 PM   #6
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Re: Poll: Which of the following attacks is the most difficult for you to handle during aikido training?

Lucy Smith wrote:
Ushiro ryokata dori (both shoulders grab from the back
This lends credence to a theory I have on the subject:

The hardest one is the one we practice least. Which, in my case, happens to be yokomen uchi. Grab my shoulders - front or back - and I'll smile as I drop ya!

Yokomen uchi, OTOH, I have to think about. Thinking is bad when being attacked.

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