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Old 01-03-2011, 12:09 PM   #16
Tony Wagstaffe
Location: Winchester
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Re: Randori training

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"I think this is a good thread because many are unable to understand the difference between tanto shiai and Aikido self defence applications against tanto. It is something to be considered because meeting a trained knife fighter (especially of the FMA ilk) is nothing like Tanto Shiai and requires a pretty specific skill set imho."

You would be betting your life on that one!! Short of using a dustbin lid as a shield!! Wheely bins are a pain.....Or bloody great big steps in the other direction....!!!
I've seen these people in action during my navy time.... Manilla comes to mind!! Only a bloody fool would consider it!!
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