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Old 01-25-2011, 07:54 AM   #78
gates
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Re: Aikido training - Why are you searching for internal strength?

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David Orange wrote: View Post
Many people think that any kind of martial arts training at all is motivated by the desire to make oneself a walking weapon. Would that be true?
Fine to be a sharp blade but;
"a good sword stays in its saya"

Nothings puts it better than this true story of an Aikido combat encounter, which I am sure many of you are familiar with.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NA08q...eature=related

Last edited by gates : 01-25-2011 at 08:09 AM.

Enjoy the journey
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