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Old 09-07-2012, 08:26 AM   #7
Brian Beach
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 73
Re: inferiority complex in aikido

I find the ones that have studied something else before don't, the ones that haven't studied something else question more. If you studied a striking art you can see the theory behind what Aikido is doing. If you have no concept of being hit or what a hit is, the edges can be squishy and ill defined. On the flip side it's hard to do good ukemi if you don't know where you are in danger.
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