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Old 05-07-2003, 08:11 PM   #24
Location: South Korea
Join Date: Aug 2000
Posts: 32
What's the best defense against an aikidoka?

Answer: sweaty palms.

I'm sure a lot of people here, swept away in their enthusiasm while talking about aikido to their friends, have uttered the timeless, "Here, grab my wrist", and generally made a nuisance of themselves. Well one time my friend had very, very sweaty hands - and it totally grossed me out. It feels quite different from "normal" sweat. Needless to say, I never tried out aikido on that friend again!
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