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Old 09-11-2012, 02:37 AM   #82
Mike Hamer
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Dojo: Shinki Rengo, Mt. Pleasant MI
Location: Alma, MI
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Re: Randori...we don't do enough of it

It might be cool to do some randori while wearing protective gear, has anyone ever done this? It seems like it would allow the uke to really attack without fear of really hurting nage, and that by doing this, nage could learn how to deal with truly aggressive attacks. Or maybe some of you do truly attack with intent of seriously harming nage without protective gear? If you do, I would expect alot of injuries and a general lack of students willing to throw themselves in front of the train. I know this go's against tradition, but im curious....have any of you done this? And if so, what do you think about it?

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