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Old 08-21-2012, 09:22 AM   #228
Chris Evans
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Talking To decrease time, go slower initially

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Lynn Seiser wrote: View Post
IMHO, yes Aikido is still a martial art, therefore important and useful in a self-defense situation.

It takes longer because you not only have to learn a different way to move, but also a different way to think. The change and unity of body and mind is not a simple task.

To decrease time, go slower initially and learn the technical tactics and the strategic principles and concepts.
OK, I'll do that" "...To decrease time, go slower initially..."

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