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Old 06-04-2002, 01:16 AM   #52
Chuck Clark
 
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There is a lot more to understanding "atemi" than just striking or hitting to injure. Atemi also means to "stun" and can be a major part of any stragegy of waza. It can be done with any amount of energy and speed. Depends on what you're using it for.

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