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Old 09-14-2003, 12:33 AM   #9
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Chris Jordan (gamma80) wrote:
...I've trained Goshin Budo Jiu Juitsu and currently study Aikido and though I love my Aikido training you can bet I'm throwing low kicks in fight (at least until I'm at that higher level in Aikido)...


Low kicks in a fight are always dangerous. Usually in randori (free-style) situations, they are running around and that prevents kicking.

If you've decided you're studying a martial art, then you should be training with all types of people in all weight classes. Just like training on both left and right sides.

Only in combat sports do you have the luxury of training for one weight class, can turn your back on an opponent or limit your training to one or two techniques.

It is not practice that makes perfect, it is correct practice that makes perfect.
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