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Old 03-02-2016, 11:36 AM   #17
rugwithlegs
Dojo: Open Sky Aikikai
Location: Durham, NC
Join Date: Apr 2013
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Re: Repetitions scheme

Likely true. Taiji forms are usually one sided too, but then at one point you are expected to move in reverse.

I was Uke for a guy who practiced Aikido and Kenjutsu who only practiced Tanto dori against someone holding in their right hand. I hadn't trained that way, and stabbed holding with my left after my right wrist got torqued. During his test, with Sensei watching. Scratched him with the wooden knife, decided I wasn't a fan of that training. Sensei told him he should have trained harder.
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