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Old 03-13-2008, 02:28 PM   #102
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Re: Resistance

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Don Magee wrote: View Post
If you are not training in aikido to effectively be able to use it against a person who truly wants to hurt you, then is it a martial art?
That's a topic for a religious war. There are quite a few budo that really don't have modern applications -- kyudo or iaido, for example. Can you say that people who train in these styles are training to "effectively be able to use it against a person who truly wants to hurt" them, when their art has no modern application?
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