Amir Krause wrote:
First off...Hope this helps in some way.
Nafis Zahir wrote:
I was recently at a seminar where a high ranking Shihan was grabbed with a straight hand grab attack... Hope this helps to answer your question.
These are two of the most amazing posts I've ever seen on a forum.
I'm really no-one to say, but it's rare that I see so much wisdom.
On Aikido being used for SD. If you're looking for SD, there's courses that are specially designed for that. Aikido based courses.
Beyond that, the above posts tell all.
BTW: Welcome to the forum!