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Old 02-11-2008, 10:46 PM   #53
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Re: Workshop with Mike Sigman on Ki in Aikido

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Kevin Leavitt wrote: View Post
In the context of the exercises he presented, I would be hesitant personally to even use the word "attack", or even consider them in the context of "martial". they were simply exercises to develop certain physical responses.

You could do this stuff and never even become "martial".

I think this is the challenge you face when coupling it with martial training. We immediately want to get to the martial.
It'll be interesting to hear if your ground game changes Kevin
There's some funky stuff you can do on the ground once your body has been conditioned for a year or two...
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