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Old 12-03-2011, 09:20 PM   #119
Ken McGrew
Dojo: Aikido at UAB
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 202
Re: defending against a boxer

Peter Gröndahl wrote: View Post
The problem is that sooner or later you will encounter a corner/wall/physical obstacle and the simple fact that boxers also train how to manage space and attack without over-extending.

Strong irimi seems like a more reasonable choice.
I tend to favor irimi and attack the throat. But that's me. A variety of responses are possible. But the desire to fight I think is a real problem and the ability to let that go is the greatest asset in Aikido.
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