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Old 08-11-2008, 09:45 AM   #6
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Re: Full Resistance

Salim Shaw wrote: View Post
To often modern Aikido is not really tested against full resistance.
Salim, while I think I see what you are getting at, I also think there is another way to frame the intent of aikido.
If somebody is actively resisting a particular aikido technique, trying to impose that technique is NOT doing aikido.
If the attacker continually resists, then in essence, the attack itself is continually changing, and the response has to be continually changing, and the result would look like counters and reversals.

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