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Old 03-13-2012, 01:08 AM   #1866
David Yap
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 561
Re: Aikido does not work at all in a fight.

Graham Christian wrote: View Post
Not true.
Shomen is a sword cut, an attack. Replicating this without sword is open hands. Karate people would probably understand this better. Or those who understand tegatana.

Sorry. 40+ years experience in karate I have not seen a shuto-uke executed in a sword cutting way.
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