Thread: Extending Ki.
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Old 05-27-2005, 06:27 AM   #3
Dojo: Great Wave Aikido
Location: Alberta, Canada
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 543
Re: Extending Ki.

Agreed with Craig. Ki is a measureable, useable phenomena; what exactly it is is anyone's guess.
But whatever it is; it ain't what they do in 'Dragonball Z'.

My personal take on it is it's two things combined: 1) the focussing of intent or will along a specific path (i.e. 'extending ki to the wall'). 2) the physiological effect of a psychological state (i.e. Unbendable Arm - by visualizing ki extending out the arm, one uses only the muscles one needs to hold it steady; rather then whole muscle groups acting against one another).
Right or wrong; I dunno but I'm gonna wait for shodan before I start practicing throwing ki-balls.

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