12-07-2012, 11:50 AM
Connection once established
from nage to uke
but not the reverse.
Uke is fully accessible to nage,
while nage remains "hidden";
simultaneously slightly ahead
Uke, free to move with autonomy,
is unable to intersect with nage
as points of intersection
become tangents on meeting.
(Original blog post may be found here (http://ron-aikidothoughts.blogspot.com/2012/12/two-hundred-and-twenty-one.html).)