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Old 09-15-2007, 03:34 PM   #8
Location: St. Louis, MO
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 179
Re: Aikido vs. Kickboxing (video)

Yeah, the video was OK, but as other posters was just a demo. You can't suspend your disbelief too long. I do have training in Shotokan and I do know how to kick, and I wouldn't have attacked like that.

However, that was the point of the demo: to prove that some of the techniques of Aikido can counter frontal and side kicks, perhaps also roundhouse...but no too sure about low kicks, especially to the knees.
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