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Old 01-08-2012, 11:58 PM   #66
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Re: Why don't we practice chokes?

Katherine Derbyshire wrote: View Post
This article is mostly about recovery from the incident, but starts with a good explanation of how chokes can go horribly wrong, even for young, healthy athletes:

Not a reason not to train chokes, but definitely a reason to take any symptoms you have after being choked very, VERY seriously.

Which brings the question full circle - why don't we train for chokes. Technical, moral, historical????

Peter Rehse Shodokan Aikido
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