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  1. drop bear replied to the thread BLACK BELT.

    basically I am a white belt but the forum displays me grand master under profile name.

    May 21, 2018 at 5:49 AM
  2. drop bear replied to the thread Aikido against a boxer.

    A real risk with martial arts in general. Now that I can notice it. Brcause we almost never do it live unless i have completely...

    May 21, 2018 at 1:11 AM
  3. drop bear replied to the thread Aikido against a boxer.

    It is also an extreme version of what I see in a demo or a grading though. So where that is noticeable the concept is a lot more common...

    May 20, 2018 at 3:09 PM
  4. drop bear liked gpseymour's post in the thread Aikido against a boxer.

    Philosophically, that's actually pretty close. For me (and again, maybe not to others - maybe not to Aikido), blending adds energy...

    May 20, 2018 at 3:04 PM
  5. drop bear liked gpseymour's post in the thread What clothes do you train in.

    Yep, that's my approach. Or some crazy deal on BJJHQ/MMAHQ.

    May 20, 2018 at 6:01 AM
  6. drop bear replied to the thread Show your fist. Represent your system or fighting style..

    there should be a button on the bottom that says upload a file.

    May 20, 2018 at 2:08 AM
  7. drop bear replied to the thread Aikido against a boxer.

    It was more the philosophy than that particular move. I grab your leg and lift it and push you back. You move backwards with me until...

    May 20, 2018 at 1:44 AM
  8. drop bear replied to the thread Aikido against a boxer.

    Yeah but if the only reason they fall over is because they are trying to be nice. That is also no longer aiki. That is acting. [MEDIA]...

    May 20, 2018 at 1:40 AM
  9. drop bear liked gpseymour's post in the thread Aikido against a boxer.

    That's way too philosophical for me. Anyway, from a superficial standpoint, I'm with you. Blending - as I learned the term - is a...

    May 20, 2018 at 1:27 AM
  10. drop bear liked gpseymour's post in the thread Aikido against a boxer.

    Yes, I see it in the first bit of that video - he has already broken the structure at the top (with head control). Given that broken...

    May 20, 2018 at 1:25 AM
  11. drop bear liked Spinedoc's post in the thread Aikido against a boxer.

    This is called Tai no Henko Tenkan, and is a fundamental kihon movement in Aikido. I disagree with his explanation, but the basics are...

    May 20, 2018 at 1:24 AM
  12. drop bear replied to the thread What clothes do you train in.

    yeah skins are very expensive. If you want to halve that look for slazenger brand. But I just buy junk of ebay.

    May 19, 2018 at 6:04 PM
  13. drop bear replied to the thread What clothes do you train in.

    Tradies undies at big W. [IMG]

    May 19, 2018 at 6:02 PM
  14. drop bear replied to the thread Aikido against a boxer.

    Good point the fact that a nerf bat is a couple of feet of fuzzyness vs 4 feet of sharp steel would put you at the disadvantage there.

    May 19, 2018 at 5:56 PM
  15. drop bear replied to the thread Aikido against a boxer.

    Yeah. If you look at the ankle pick. It has that soft entry. [MEDIA] Single leg has the same sort of motion.

    May 19, 2018 at 5:52 PM