Archive for July, 2011

Aikido and “Realistic” training

Here is a link to a thread at Aikido Journal that discusses training methods and whether MMA type competition (or other high risk training) is necessary to “validate” the martial integrity of your art. http://blog.aikidojournal.com/blog/2011/07/19/martial-arts-practice-and-the-deceived-mind-by-stanley-pranin/#comment-17875   I encourage you to read it and the comments that follow.  There is a lot of good information and…Read More