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There is an interesting concept that seems to prevail in the minds of many aikidoka. It’s about your level of fitness, and it runs a bit like this. You don’t need to be fit or strong to do aikido. This is an assertion I have come across over and over through my years of training.  I can see how people would arrive at this conclusion. It’s an obvious outcome of being told that your martial art does not rely on strength and that it uses the other person’s motion. It…

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