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Old 08-31-2014, 06:24 PM   #29
Dojo: Berkshire Hills Aikido
Location: Massachusetts
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 811
Re: Self-defense, Wisdom, and the Way of Aikido

Cherie Cornmesser wrote: View Post
Over the past two weekends my aikido training has come in very handy i potntially dangerous situations. Once to fend off an attack from slightly behind and to the left as a horse tried to bite me on the shoulder while I was working on another horse. And again this past weekend when the 2,000 pound Belgian I was trying to trim sent me flying into a full backward roll, narowly avoiding a 4x4 post. In both cases my traiig prevented a potential serious injury. Both times I was able to mater of factly continue my work without anyone getting excited about the incidents and without significat interruption in the procedings.

Personally I thnk aikido is very efective. Just maybe not the way some people expect.


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