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Old 04-15-2007, 02:46 PM   #34
Location: Indiana
Join Date: May 2006
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Re: MMA as catalyst for change in Aikido?

Obviously as you get better, those fine skills seem like gross skills. I have noticed that I tend to use techniques I would of found impossible to due in drills, let alone sparing 6 months ago. "Oh, this is just a simple elevator sweep to armbar transition I picked up" sounds simple until you start explaining it and realize all the skills that need to be developed before it is simple.

- Don
"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough" - Albert Einstein
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