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Old 04-23-2004, 06:30 AM   #10
Dojo: West Virginia Aikido (Kushinkan dojo)
Location: Charleston, WV
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 4
Re: Aikido against very high kicking (like in tae kwon do)

My first dojo taught techniques against kicking about 1 class per month. It was almost always against front-kicks, though the instructors would practice against some more advanced kicks.

Unfortunately, it is one of those areas where your ukes must be a little more athletic. If you are defending against a kick from someone who has never, and would never, throw one, then it kind of feels like defending against a leg sweep instead.
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