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Old 12-16-2002, 06:25 PM   #19
Bryant Pierpont
Dojo: Yoshinkan Hombu Dojo
Location: Tokyo
Join Date: Sep 2002
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IMHO, Aikido is controlled violence. One cannot throw another to the ground and not see it as a violent act. However, done in aiki, we stop the violent act of an aggressor by using controlled force/violence and (in a perfect world), no one is injured.

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