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Old 07-10-2017, 04:26 PM   #9
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Re: Aikido against strong people...

I am often that stronger person that some what to train with and some want to avoid.
Whether the waza works or not is often a matter of level.
At lower level, as long as the technique is basically correct, I tend to let it work.
At a higher level, I tend to offer more resistance.
Usually I can resist because I feel it coming.
Don't try more/harder, but less/softer.
Always connect and take balance prior to making physical contact.
Just some ideas from this side.

Lynn Seiser PhD
Yondan Aikido & FMA/JKD
We do not rise to the level of our expectations, but fall to the level of our training. Train well. KWATZ!
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