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Old 12-31-2012, 06:26 PM   #42
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Re: Atemi and Aikido

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Phi Truong wrote: View Post
don't know if you have read this article from George Ledyard or not http://aikieast.blogspot.com/2009/08...in-aikido.html

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 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ecF8XSk7zI . lesson learn here, you tensed up, it hurts alot, like a mother-in-law kind of hurt.
Was he literally doing push ups on another guy's face? Never seen someone train that way though and I've always learned to tense up the body right before receiving a hit but that was a very different style. Cool vid, though.
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