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Old 02-20-2007, 09:50 AM   #9
Chuck Clark
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Re: Poll: How realistic is doing a physically effective aikido technique with only on

Dave Humm wrote: View Post
The qualifier is: co-operation or non-cooperation on the part of uke?
Respectfully, (refer to post #2) When done properly a connection through one finger (even with the only cooperation being a good attack from the uke who is intent on really causing a problem for the tori) is possible. If anyone has been practicing for some time and hasn't experienced this from a skillful person, they should investigate what is possible from people that they haven't been around before.

I have felt this from a number of people in the past and I guarantee you that I attack with intent to not be "cooperative". When I'm uke with anyone they have to earn the waza and I appreciate the return favor.

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Chuck Clark
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