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Old 06-07-2006, 11:06 AM   #51
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 91
United Kingdom
Re: Mixing Aikido with other martial arts

Kevin Leavitt wrote:
You are correct you don't need to go to any other art to round out your training in aikido.
Sorry if I'm being thick, but could you expand on that a bit - I'd always taken it as read that there are going to be some things that you can't do with aikido and some situations that you can't deal with using aikido - to give an extreme example, you learn very little that would help you in a gunfight (afaict - I never intend to be in one). To be possibly more controversial and less extreme, I thought that there was a general consensus that aikido lacked groundwork... or am I missing your point. (Probably...)
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