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Old 07-14-2002, 10:20 AM   #3
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IMHO, Aikido is first defensive by not initiating the movement but entering and blending with the attackers. Like a mobius strip it turns more offensive as it redirects and unblanaces the individual. The opposites are contained within the same waza. So, IMHO, no AIkido is not purely defensive.

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Lynn

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