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Old 03-30-2005, 08:13 PM   #212
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Re: Aikido does not work at all in a fight.

Brian Cates wrote:
...Aikido's philosophy discourages competition.

And Aikido cannot safely be used full force on an untrained person without risk of serious injury.Aikido involves full force throws and manipulation of joints that are dangerous and can easily kill or maim if the technique is received incorrectly...
Very good points. Domo Arigato!
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