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Old 11-08-2013, 10:33 AM   #39
Dojo: Charlotte Aikikai Agatsu Dojo
Join Date: Aug 2007
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Re: How to deal with aggressive, non-compliant attackers? And discussion on atemi.

Lynn Seiser wrote: View Post
I have often said that I look forward to the day that my first startle response is Aikido.

As it is, "hit first, hit hard, hit often" seems to be my first response.
don't know about you guys, but my first startle response would be like this

"budo is putting on cold, wet, sweat stained gi with a smile and a snarl" - your truly
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