Aikido vs Ameri-Do-Te
I’m a big fan of Master Ken, the creator of the martial art Ameri-Do-Te. I admire the no BS, uncomplicated, straightforward approach. Whenever my muscle memory fails me, and I start thinking which foot goes where, I always end up thinking of Ameri-Do-Te techniques, which are always much simpler. So, I decided to take up the challenge a friend presented me with (thank you Perry) - a faceoff between Mel and Master Ken. I selected 4 scenarios/attacks and explored how each one would handle it.
For anyone who isn’t familiar with Ameri-Do-Te: