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Old 02-06-2003, 08:34 AM   #4
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Location: Florida Gulf coast
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IMHO, it is hard to "show" some one Aikido. It does look "fake" and "staged". It is in the experience of Aikido that one understands. When I have applied a gently Kote-gaeshi and people feel their spines move, or I gently apply Nikkyo and their knees buckle, they tend to appreciate it more.

BTW, I have never used Aikido by itself in a real life situation. My fighting days were a long time ago and I was a lot dumber.

Until again,


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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