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Old 05-15-2001, 01:56 AM   #8
Dojo: NUI, Galway Aikido Club.
Location: Galway, Ireland.
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 334
Originally posted by lt-rentaroo
Odd as it is though, when practicing techniques against a punch in Aikido we usually defend against a punch performed like option "a",
Over here everybody uses pretty much option b that I've seen. Does it make a huge difference to nage? (Assuming you don't catch one on the nose....)

In response to (censored), that'd be why you wouldn't punch the jaw. No problem with a single knuckle if you can do it well- properly to the proper point. (For the record, I believe I cannot.)
Speaking of... would it be a bit foolish to twist with a single knuckle? (Because I think it would)
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