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Old 01-25-2004, 10:28 AM   #18
Clayton Kale
Dojo: Nihon Goshin Aikido Academy
Location: South Carolina
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 36
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Jesse Lee wrote:
If one wants realistic attacks, like clinches and shoots, punches including hooks/haymakers/overhands/uppercuts/jabs, and straight punches to anywhere o/t solar plexus, or attacks with padded baseball bats or guns ...
Jesse, you just described Nihon Goshin Aikido where likely real-life attacks are what we train for (therefore, we rarely use bokken). We also do defense from knives, kicks, multiple man (at higher levels), ground work.

I feel like I should get a hold of what I'm studying before I consider cross training.

Cheers.

cek

"Pefect practice makes perfect." -Steven A. Weber Godan Nihon Goshin Aikido

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