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Old 09-27-2010, 11:03 AM   #17
Gorgeous George
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Re: Tanto Practice - Is true Aikido effective for disarming?

Raul Rodrigo wrote: View Post
These are in fact aikido guys, my seniors in my dojo before they went into pekiti. They've seen kote gaeshi before, believe me.
I wasn't disputing that.
I was saying that what you said was the beginning of a pissing contest - i.e., 'Well such and such a person could do this to you' which someone else replies 'Yeah, well they could never do that to this person...' and 'round and 'round.

I think the saying 'It's not the martial art - it's the martial artist' applies, is what i'm saying.
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