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Old 10-27-2000, 09:02 PM   #17
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Uresu wrote:Interesting. I fail to see how Juji Gatame, Yamarashi or for that manner any of the strangle techniques wouldn't injure or kill. I've said it onece and I'll say it again, all martial arts are Martial. They were all designed to kill, pretending that they aren't is just short sighted.
All techniques in aikido can very well injure or kill -- even ikkyo. It's the practitioner, not the art, that makes it any more or less martial.

-- Jun

[Edited by akiy on October 28, 2000 at 08:05am]

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