Thread: No defence?
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Old 07-18-2012, 09:24 AM   #12
Dojo: Charlotte Aikikai Agatsu Dojo
Join Date: Aug 2007
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Re: Ma-ai

Mark Harrington wrote: View Post
Distance is the defense. Ma-ai , stepping back and speaking with someone at slightly more than arm's length so that they have to take a step and give away their intention to attack is crucial.
your statement reminded me of this movie

"budo is putting on cold, wet, sweat stained gi with a smile and a snarl" - your truly
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