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RonRagusa's Blog Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 03-21-2005 06:24 AM
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  #141 New 08-30-2009 09:34 PM
Once again I practice the previous exercise, two partners continuously pulling, pushing, lifting, compressing at various points on my body.

This time, however, instead of remaining in natural stance, I allow myself to move. I find that I am able to move at will in directions of my choosing, regardless of how and where I am being tested by my partners. I move slowly, deliberately opting for directions that sometimes take me directly into the path of the oncoming force; other times moving away; still others moving into stillness.

This form of the exercise really brings the manipulation of forces to life for me. My partners, looking always to help me, provide enough force to bring me right to the point of structural failure and then slightly beyond. This way I am able to slowly increase my ability to absorb and manipulate ever greater amounts of applied force.

It isn't a contest; it's a cooperative effort.
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#1 09-03-2009 06:41 AM
For me if there is any contest involved... it is to return to my center as I am tested and am testing. I can feel my center rise and let it fall. I can feel frustation and let it pass. My mind might chime in with a judgement...I watch the thoughts and let them pass. The challenge is to let my center happen. Thanks Ron for your thoughts Mir

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