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Old 04-15-2011, 09:08 PM   #60
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Re: Tanto Practice - Is true Aikido effective for disarming?

Fred Little wrote: View Post
Having dipped into this thread with various degrees of astonishment, disbelief, bemusement, and what-have-you, I remained silent.

Then a current student told me about being attacked by someone with a knife in Orange, NJ late last week. Maybe it's irrelevant since he didn't bother to take the knife away, but the bottom line is that everybody walked away uncut, and that's quite enough for me.

Amen to that!
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