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Old 03-17-2012, 08:11 PM   #3
Tom Verhoeven
Dojo: Aikido Auvergne Kumano dojo
Location: Auvergne
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 295
Re: Differences between female & male practitioners

Robin Boyd wrote: View Post
I disagree. This is a valid way to counter ikkyo, if the technique is done poorly. Okay, it's not really aikido, but it does effectively point out when nage is doing a technique poorly.
Please do not get me wrong here. I am not suggesting that the technique is done poorly, I am assuming that the technique is done correctly. And I think that Katherine also meant to give an example of someone who is doing the technique in itself correct.It is from that starting point that the question on the use of strength comes. Hence my response.

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