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Old 09-05-2000, 07:01 AM   #9
Dojo: TC Aikido Center
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Join Date: Jul 2000
Posts: 34
Another thing you should note- boxing, in general, ignores most things beneath the upper body, so while they might be too well adapted to punching, upper body atemi(and conditioned against it), they won't protect themselves instinctively against kicks and suchlike.

One technique that I was considering that I think was mentioned by Ledyard sensei(at least in passing)- try lightly touching their jabbing arm, and restrain it if you can. That way, they may overcompensate to remove the pressure of their arm, unbalancing them for an omote Iriminage, or even an omote kotegaeshi.

I suppose if you were fast enough, or they were quite slow(not likely in a boxer), you could move to their outside and do a ura iriminage.

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