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Old 07-02-2013, 02:56 PM   #29
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Re: Aikido's Attacks -- Reality and Effectiveness

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William Hazen wrote: View Post
Well without all the detail Aikido (at least with our Aikido as expressed by Shoji Nishio and a few others) must be effective against other Martial Arts/Artists/Fighters in order to be considered a Martial Art.

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Practice Hard.

William Hazen
I hear you, brother - add the requirement "and must effectively produce a healing" and you see where I am coming from... from my point of view, merely "insuring no one is hurt" falls short of aikido's highest potential.
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