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From Ilkka Hartikainen: “HISTORICAL SOURCES: HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH? TOO LITTLE? TOO MUCH?”

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by Meg Floyd

In a recent essay, Finnish instructor Ilkka Hartikainen writes: 

I believe every human being has an idea of what personal combat supposedly looks like, how it feels like and how it should be done. Body type, past experiences and training affect this, of course. Some also have more correct idea of their abilities, both in ability and inability, whereas some have more unrealistic expectations.

 

Read his full essay at his website here.

 

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