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Old 03-13-2010, 07:26 AM   #20
Dojo: Aikikai de l'Université Laval
Location: Sainte-Catherine-de-la-J.-C., Québec
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 292
Re: Aikido techniques are structured around six main pillars?

Janet Rosen wrote: View Post
I'm not Mike... but I do know that I've done plenty of direct entry irimi nages that are very effective and have nothing to do with going to the blind spot.
I agree with you in that I have also done lots of direct irimi nages, but I would say that you are still going to the blind spot or behind the uke. However you get there by going through him rather than around him.

Jonathan Olson
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