Thread: Pain in aikido?
View Single Post
Old 06-01-2006, 03:12 PM   #11
Kevin Leavitt
Kevin Leavitt's Avatar
Dojo: Team Combat USA
Location: Olympia, Washington
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 4,376
Re: Pain in aikido?

Pain is a tool in the tool box. In the right situation it works well. I don't rely on it too much, but sometimes it is just the right thing to evoke a response from your opponent to make an opening or set something up.

Usually you should be in the more dominate position to use this to your advantage though.
  Reply With Quote