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Old 01-06-2013, 12:00 AM   #66
Janet Rosen
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Re: Atemi and Aikido

Michael Varin wrote: View Post
So your arm would get cut off 90% of the time. Blocking has severe limitations.
Personally, I'm training in aikido, not boxing or sparring, and don't see any need to "toughen up" my hands beyond what normal gardening plus the continual pricking of pins and needles in the sewing studio does....

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