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Old 12-03-2012, 07:10 AM   #24
Alberto_Italiano
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Re: For those who wonder how to use aikido against fast punching

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Krystal Locke wrote: View Post
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnRfr0XH5GY Much better bag, but they are still not working it well. The bungies are way too loose. This is way better: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxqBuZClrTU

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yes i did not propose a double end bag because that's not geared to condition for evasion and for dancing around but for hitting which aikidokas don't need and arguably don't even want to do
Those bags are standard in boxing but are used to condition you to HIT a mobile target not really to evade it besides with double end bags you can evade straight punches but you will never dodge to evade hooks

The best would be a short bag like here at 00.48 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUDogb3zO0U
but do not just evade also dance around abundantly for in a real situation you will need to take away the distance frequently unless you're fighting inside a phone boot lol

Most scenarios won't have much space but will have some although in a bar you may trip on stuff fallen around when people panic and begin leaving the place in a disordered rush as you're left there to mind business alone and security may take a while at times to take over
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