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      05-22-2019, 04:23 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by marrk View Post
Question: Does anyone else differentiate between martial 'arts' and 'functional' martial arts? Definitely thinks this is super important if you train martial arts for self defense or sign your kids up for it.
Definitely. In our aikido school, we don't even allow you to test for black until you are at least 17 years old.

I don't care what anyone says, a 10 year old with a black belt just has a false sense of security as even against an untrained adult....the odds aren't in their favor.
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