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Old 07-15-2014, 12:00 PM   #4
Dojo: Ren Shin Kan
Location: Birmingham
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 358
United Kingdom
Re: A question of style

Szczepan Janczuk wrote: View Post
Aikido was not created for self-defense purposes. You should search another activity to achieve this goal.

Surely the fundamental mechanical purpose of any martial art is self-defence/combat.

Of course Aikido evolves from this basic concept but that's where it starts
(Apologies for the thread drift)

Style doesn't matter - instructor and students attitude does
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