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Old 06-23-2006, 12:07 AM   #25
Michael O'Brien
Dojo: Nashville Aikikai
Location: Nashville, Tn
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 288
Re: Using Aikido Principles in Physical Activities

Mark Walsh wrote:
I've heard of aikido principles being used to aid the following sports at professional level:


Any others?

In terms of occupations theres police and military obviously and I believe Tohain Sensei has trained nurses.
This is the 3rd year my Sensei has worked with the Titans during their mini-camps. Mostly with the offensive/defensive linemen and linebackers on things such as how to shed blockers, etc.

After class a few times this year he has shown me some of the drills he is working them and it is interesting stuff.

Harmony does not mean that there are no conflicts,
for the dynamic spiral of existence embraces both extremes.
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