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Old 12-02-2012, 01:09 PM   #16
Mert Gambito
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 202
Re: For those who wonder how to use aikido against fast punching

Alberto_Italiano wrote:
The average street attacker is normally totally naive and utterly unprepared
I think this is a very dangerous assumption to make. A lot of criminals, petty or otherwise, are well-practiced, lie in wait, and/or work in teams (pre-meditated, even choreographed attacks). At the minimum, the street attacker will likely be more mentally prepared to do harm than the victim -- with or without martial arts training -- is prepared to address it. Oh, and the idea of a chain-punching street attacker is kind of odd (rather: "many of them never see the knife").

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