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Old 10-17-2011, 11:57 AM   #43
Stefan Stenudd
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Re: Aiki strategy outside the dojo

Marie Noelle Fequiere wrote: View Post
His mother grabbed him and started pushing him toward my sister, and when they both thought that they had him, he suddenly stopped resisting his mother and started running faster than she was pushing. He escaped.
That's the same kind of trick my cat used when I tried to hold it still (I trained a lot with it, even before I started aikido): It relaxed, so I did too in my grip after a while, without noticing. Then suddenly it snuck away in a quick movement.

Next time I was prepared for it, so I immediately grabbed when the cat tried for it. Then it relaxed again. After a while, it made its move, and I tightened my grip, then it relaxed - and immediately after that it did it again. Ta-dam. I gave up.

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