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Old 04-22-2004, 08:25 PM   #1
Jeremy Gelman
Dojo: Yoyogi Uehara (Iwama ryu style)
Location: Tokyo (Temporarily)
Join Date: Mar 2004
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Aikido against very high kicking (like in tae kwon do)

Have any of you trained intensively against high kicks? Whado you do in terms of aikido if someone skilled is kicking at your head or neck? Like those guys in tae kwon do....

I've never been taught how to do aikido against high kicks so do any of you have anything to say on this matter?

I do know that high kicking is supposed to be very impractical in most cases. Bruce Lee said that "A kick to the head is like a punch to the foot". Still, what if...

I've seen Steven Seagal do some aikido stuff against kicks but it isn't clear to me what to do!
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