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Old 10-26-2012, 10:33 AM   #31
Chris Evans
Location: Berkeley, CA.
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 169
Re: back to basics, punch

Mary Malmros wrote: View Post
Why would you expect people to be proficient at a skill they haven't been trained in?
the fact that aikido describes itself as a martial art yet some aikidoka yudansha that know not how to deal with "honest" punches strikes me as oxymoronic and dangerously delusional, unless you're solely into "pajama-dancing-moving-yoga-with-compliant-nonload-bearing-throws."

"The state that separates its scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting by fools."
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