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Old 05-18-2009, 08:23 AM   #2
Ron Tisdale
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Re: Aikido in MMA and Street Fight

Depends...but if you read Ellis Amdur's material, he often stresses that at any stage in the waza, you should be able to strike (effectively). I've often heard that you should be able to strike while being safe from counter strikes as well.

YMMV
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Ron

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