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Old 07-14-2009, 02:49 PM   #30
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Re: Best karate style for aikido?

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No, I'm not actually. I'm basing that statement on 20 years of karate practice.
Ah. As I'm sure you'll understand, most people who repeat that line have never trained in karate and are simply repeating, um, "received wisdom".

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Scoring kicks to the head are extremely rare in kumite, IME.
Who said they had to be kicks to the head?

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I've certainly never managed it.
I have
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