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Old 12-15-2011, 06:51 PM   #5
Dojo: Dynamic Aikido Nocquet
Location: Hartlepool
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 107
United Kingdom
Re: Why don't we practice chokes?

I would think, given aikido's roots, where you would pin an opponent and kill them, a choke would be looked at as taking too long?

If you render someone unconscious due to lack of oxygen-carrying blood to the brain, you better be damn sure you can revive them if need be.
From what I know, things like the vascular neck restraint are incredibly safe. Judo has used them for decades with no reported deaths.


Last edited by Belt_Up : 12-15-2011 at 06:53 PM.
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