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Old 03-28-2007, 11:31 PM   #9
Chuck Clark
 
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Re: Poll: How important is working with strong-gripped, "static grabs" in your aikido

The stronger the grip the more force and direction you get to work with... the less someone wants to stay strong and not move their feet the more they tell you where they are weak. Whether tori listens to the uke instead of trying to do something to them is another thing.

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