Thread: Aikido for MMA?
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:50 AM   #42
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Re: Aikido for MMA?

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Chris Evans wrote: View Post
the fact that judo is not "gentle" at all, with risks to injury during randori/throws and taking hard falls, makes it an effective conditioning for self-defense (saving lives) or for playing MMA.
question, how does busting yourself up during practice helping self-defense? maybe that's why they called it self-defense, as in defending against oneself.

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