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Old 08-13-2003, 12:35 PM   #44
Eric Joyce
Dojo: Budoshingikan
Location: Gilbert, AZ
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Alec quote:

By all means let's make practise more intense, accurate, focussed, conscious, and a host of other words that can be used in a dojo, but don't tell me it's "real". As one Aikijutsu teacher once said referring to Aikido randori, "its fall down and stand up again practise. In a randori we should begin with 4 or 5 and end up with none if our techique works and the attacks are "real", but we would soon run out of ukes.

Amen brother. Good post.

Eric Joyce
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