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Effective Aikido: Defense and Wrist Technique Against A Middle Punch


(Mune-tsuki kote-gaeshi hansha tenkan) By Roy Y. Suenaka Sensei and Christopher Watson Although Aikido is often translated as “the way of spiritual harmony” (ai = harmony, ki = energy/spirit, and do = way), it is by design an effective method of self-defense. Many aikido teachers and schools, however, have so […]

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