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Old 12-31-2012, 10:38 AM   #41
Dojo: Charlotte Aikikai Agatsu Dojo
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 1,883
Re: Atemi and Aikido

don't know if you have read this article from George Ledyard or not

something to consider, folks, including striking arts, don't normally getting hit so they don't really ready for the psychological and emotional impacts of being hit (pun intended). like this . lesson learn here, you tensed up, it hurts alot, like a mother-in-law kind of hurt.

"budo is putting on cold, wet, sweat stained gi with a smile and a snarl" - your truly
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