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Old 12-29-2006, 08:15 PM   #14
Location: Auckland
Join Date: Sep 2002
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New Zealand
Re: The MOST important technique?

Alex Lawrence wrote:

Figuring out how to use Aikido techniques (which you learned by doing kata) against a resisting opponent is left up to you for some reason, but I figure the whole thing works like judo, you set up your opponent with one technique and bring them down using their resistance with another technique. Not sure if it's meant to be like that but it works for me.
*nods* I think that is common. So the question becomes - should it be left to individuals or are many clubs stuck in a training method most suitable to beginners?

"When your only tool is a hammer every problem starts to look like a nail"
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