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Old 05-27-2004, 09:05 AM   #20
Ron Tisdale
Dojo: Doshinkan dojo in Roxborough, Pa
Location: Phila. Pa
Join Date: Jun 2002
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Re: Poll: Would initiating a technique as nage go against your own aikido philosophy?

Mary Kuhner wrote:
The first time I ran into it, though, I saw nage jumping me and threw him reflexively. He pointed out with some annoyance that he was nage, not me...but I retain a bit of pride about this, because it's the only time I've ever thrown someone who I'm completely sure didn't intend to be thrown.
Mary Kaye
Nage should have thanked you for showing him/her their openings...


Ron Tisdale
"The higher a monkey climbs, the more you see of his behind."
St. Bonaventure (ca. 1221-1274)
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