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Old 07-01-2011, 05:34 PM   #32
Tim Ruijs
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Dojo: Makato/Netherlands
Location: Netherlands - Leusden
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Re: philosophical or practical martial art?

Mary Malmros wrote: View Post
I am moving forward in the sens of body mechanics, but I'm not moving "forward" in the sense of advancing on a goal.
I understand. It is exactly what I mean. You have described it much better than I could. Would progress be better than advance?

In a real fight:
* If you make a bad decision, you die.
* If you don't decide anything, you die.
Aikido teaches you how to decide.
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