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Old 04-13-2009, 12:07 PM   #15
Janet Rosen
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Re: Dance, Wrist Locks & Sub-Teens

I am another voice against wrist locks on kids - in kids aikido classes it is what we DON'T do because of the growth plates and other issues. Teaching kids to move off the line, evade, block a punch, yell NO, fall without getting hurt, as well as the discipline of lining up, bowing, etc is all much more valuable then any locks or techniques.

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