Re: Is Aikido effective for police?
for several years I have been studying ways to shorten the learning curve from the traditional Asian methods that take a good 5-10 years to achieve continuity and technical flow. My focus lately, however, has not beenlaw enforcement.
Back in my law enforcement trainer days, I saw some successes in Police training with Jukido (Houston Police Department) and some Tomiki trainers that used flow patterns with 5-6 techniques as points of reference. The flow pattern looks allot like Tai Chi push hands practice from an escort position.
Is anyone experimenting with this kind of thing in law enforcement training curiculums currently?