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Old 09-20-2012, 02:43 PM   #18
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Re: Sumo: light vs heavy and IS?

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Dan Harden wrote: View Post
You can't. No one can move out of the way all the time. It isn't a realistic approach to fighting. And even when it is occasionally successful-and it is- it still doesn't make moving out of the way...the high level strategy that would cause generations of people to be absorbed by it.
Well, unless you're talking about impressive people who seem to almost always "move out of the way" Like early Muhammad Ali, Roy Jones Jr, Anderson Silva, or other high level competitors. I mean no one is really interested in someone like Muhammad Ali, it's not like generations of people have been absorbed in thinking about how he did what he did...

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Put simply it isn't aiki- and never was.
Your opinion.

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It is, but I didn't make the simplification in the first place.
---Didn't you just say this?
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Moving out of the way is done by children, Grannies,

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