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Old 05-19-2010, 05:48 PM   #5
Join Date: Apr 2006
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Re: Your "big break" in Aikido

Phil Van Treese wrote: View Post
Neither shihan would go for anyone if they didn't throw correctly. If you threw them, it's because you threw them. They just didn't go because they were "nice". They're feeling was that to see if you were doing a technique correctly, you would have to do it to them so they could "feel" it.
I am glad I had the opportunity wioth both of them and they certainly knew how to teach.
Tomiki Sensei and Ohba would take ukemi?

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