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Old 05-30-2004, 03:33 PM   #44
Richard Cardwell
Dojo: Belfast Aikido Circle
Location: Belfast
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 39
Re: aikido vs jiu-jitsu

Worryingly enough, that isn't the case in areas in my town (not Belfast, incidentally, but nearby). There are knife/knife fights fairly frequently on a Saturday night- I really don't know why. Absence of police, some deeply shady types, and a super-abundance of alcohol, I suppose. However, that's just a bizarre recent trend, and the police will hopefully get a handle on it soon.

However, I have to agree with the above sentence Ledyard sensei- thank you for injecting some realism!
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