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Old 10-15-2010, 09:11 AM   #24
Chris Evans
Location: Berkeley, CA.
Join Date: Oct 2010
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Re: Nothing builds a more competent Aikido practice than getting smacked/kicked in th

Willi Brix wrote: View Post
Yes and no. The J-cops have their own version of police judo, which (unsurprisingly) is pretty heavy on arrest techniques.
Any additional martial arts that the police school applicants bring with them are highly encouraged.
And then, of course, there is the famous 1-year "angry white pajamas" Aikido course at Yoshinkan, which the riot cops have to take. A great business deal for Yoshinkan, may I add.
Interesting. Thanks, Willi.

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