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Old 06-06-2014, 07:41 PM   #17
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Re: Adapted Training

Hugh Beyer wrote: View Post
Edit again (It's Magic Hat's fault today): Consider how much of a grab you really need, even in katate-tori. Squeezing the wrist isn't the point. Connection to center is the point.
Oh, I absolutely agree.

But it sure as heck *looks* like a grab to an outside observer, and it will still be difficult to accomplish for someone with dysfunctional hands. And the same for aikido's other hand manipulations.

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