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    one of the many reasons why I quit aikido

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3viOy-bQSyU

    After seeing something like this, I can understand why a lot of people here bash aikido.

    At 1:45 - 1:47 the attacker does his best impression of a trained circus animal. My dog moves just like that.

    Every year the aikikai does public demos and every video I've seen of those events has this same sensei do the same no-touch demo. sad..

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    I am a Ninja bitches!! Deal with it Join us... or die
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    Search function noob

    (yeah I am first!!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by GoJu - Joe
    Search function noob

    (yeah I am first!!)
    Damn you! I wanted first!

    EDIT: And seeing things like this shouldn't affect you wanting to train in a particular art. You can always find stupid videos from every art. It shouldn't sway your decision to train in a certain discipline just because there's some people affiliated with it doing stupid things.
    Last edited by RaiNnyX4; 8/30/2006 2:09pm at .

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    I am glad you found that video!! The way the aikido master moves is absolutely .....craptastic!

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    Garbage.

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    does it ever get any better? Why do people constantly fall for this kind of ****.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by RaiNnyX4
    And seeing things like this shouldn't affect you wanting to train in a particular art. You can always find stupid videos from every art. It shouldn't sway your decision to train in a certain discipline just because there's some people affiliated with it doing stupid things.
    *looks at own style field*

    Tell me about it

    And check out 'Tomiki aikido' not sure about the spelling... the ones who spar anyway.

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    Kudos to the tomiki guys for sparring, but after doing knifework that ISN"T limited toward one specific kind of easily countered stab, It's kind of hard to look back.

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    jesus christ read the comments.


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    I like the one who says no it's true I attacked him and he totally threw me without touching me....
    Martial Arts is like sex, if you over complicate it with exotic sounding names, theories and principles, you end up fucking yourself in the ass. -Ronin69

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