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Old 02-09-2007, 05:52 AM   #2
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Re: "Promoting Peace Through Martial Arts"

AikiWeb System wrote:
What do people here think of these kinds of initiatives to take aikido "off the mat"?
While I applaud people's attempts to apply the concepts and principles of Aikido "off the mat", IMHO in most situations it would be wiser to teach "escape and evasion" (get off the line) prior to self-defense.

Lynn Seiser PhD
Yondan Aikido & FMA/JKD
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