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Old 04-15-2007, 07:41 PM   #40
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Re: MMA as catalyst for change in Aikido?

Paul Sanderson-Cimino wrote: View Post
There have been aikidoka in Pride? I'm curious to know details.
Sorry I misspoke and stadn corrected. Pancrease and UFC to be more specfic. There have been plenty of Judoka and Karateka in all three however.

You may have to drill down a bit however Jason has adapted many Aikido techniques into his style. I by the way cross train in MMA and Submission wrestling which I still find very beneficial to our style of Aikido and quite fun even at my "old" age which is 46.

I am a big fan of Jason's and I can't wait to see where he progresses to.

William Hazen

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