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Old 03-10-2001, 09:07 AM   #14
paul spawforth
Dojo: wakefield tomiki aikido club
Location: England
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 19

I study Tomiki Aikido and have only been to one competition but i thought it was great!!! competition in aikido differs from competition in all other martial arts... there are no big egos, there is no "i'm gonna smash him into the mat" it is more of a "come and test your skill" competition rather than a "come and beat everyone up competition" it is lighthearted and friendly and not taken to seriously, everyone has fun and usually learns something from what is generally a good day!
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