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Old 03-31-2007, 09:39 PM   #39
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Re: Poll: How important is working with strong-gripped, "static grabs" in your aikido

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Tarik Ghbeish wrote: View Post
I want an uke that does not move in a pre-programmed fashion at any time;
Sorry, just to clear up a contradiction in what I said.. I shifted from talking about kata to randori where the difference is intent.

Obviously, during kata, uke's movements are pre-programmed to the extent that allows me to learn the technique being studied.

What I intended here was to indicate an uke who just follows along, regardless of tori's inefficacy.

Tarik Ghbeish
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