Re: [yoshinkan] Technique of the week
- Hi Farshad,It's not your English that's bad, it's ours. Am hoping to get up to see you and everyone in about 3 weeks. My guys forward their best wishes.........and their envy.Keep training and good luck on your Shodan test!Todd----- Original Message -----From: farshad ardestaniSent: Friday, October 31, 2003 7:29 PMSubject: Re: [yoshinkan] Technique of the week
first of all i wanna say thank you to todd shewman sensi ,todd johnson and anibal ibarra for those good thinks that you guys said about me ..osu.
next thinks i am so happy to see you shewman sensi here and i missed you and i am looking forward to practice with you again.
i wanna say sorry about of my writting because my english is not that good yet but i am working on it and please forgive me if my leter is all missed up.
i wish to see you guys more here but i dont have time to come and check my mail box every night but i will dot it on weekends
have fun with your aikido and i wish that we all keep getting better and better every day.
thank you so much
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- As far as police tech. are concearned myself and a second officer( Defensive
tactics instructors in Ontario) tought 1st and 2nd controls 1 and 2 from
most attack modes with the only change being the final pin with the arm
being placed behind the back after spreadeagleing the uke (on the orriginal
pin for handcuffing. ) @ simple tech. easy to teach to non- Aikido types and
as they are basic easy to learn and understand as well as being effective at
clase range. Jim Mawhinney DTI Windsor Police Retired Aikido practioner
----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles Yeomans" <yeomans@...>
Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 3:06 PM
Subject: Re: [Yoshinkan] Technique of the week
> On Tuesday, November 25, 2003, at 04:50 PM, Shumaker, Gordon wrote:
> > How about exploring the self-defense topic a bit? A lot of people
> > come to
> > Aikido because they are interested in self-defense. What do you tell
> > such
> > people about the effectiveness of Aikido for self-defense?
> > Many law enforcement and security agencies base their self-defense (and
> > obligatory offense) on Aikido, but usually not without modifications.
> > What
> > modifications might be made?
> > What techniques are simple enough to use quickly and effectively
> > without
> > modification?
> Shomen ate comes to mind. After covering sankajo in a class or two,
> one of my students employed it successfully almost immediately in his
> security gig -- but he was already a kempo black belt.
> > Or do we just tell people that Aikido is not designed for "street"
> > self-defense?
> I tell people that no martial art is designed for "street" self-defense.
> Charles Yeomans
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