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Old 10-06-2004, 03:40 PM   #27
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Re: Shoulder pain in break falls

Ellis Amdur said
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and the best way to strengthen the joints is weight training
i strongly and emphatically disagree with this widely held opinion. weight training is based upon isolating certain muscles and strengthening them. this is the OPPOSITE of learning whole body coordination as we do in aikido. IMHO best way to help body stay 'together' is by learning how it works - through aikido, or tai chi, etc.

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