View Single Post
Old 06-02-2005, 02:14 AM   #14
xuzen
 
xuzen's Avatar
Dojo: None at the moment - on hiatus
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 965
Malaysia
Offline
Re: Poll: Is the spiritual component of aikido inherent in the physical techniques?

Quote:
Si Wilson wrote:
...<snip>...I had a disturbing experience at a seminar a little while ago, where I did (Shomen) Irimi Nage on one guy and he got up looking flustered, saying, "What are you going? What are you doing?" I was confused as I thought I did the technique pretty well. "You're not supposed to touch me!" he said, "You're supposed to show your hand in front of my face and I fall down!" ** WHAT? **
Si,
Just a question, was this person dressed in his pretty pretty pink hakama smelling of fresh floral scent?
Quote:
So I did the technique even harder the second time!
You brute... worthy of a true YoshinOrge (TM) badge of honour.

Boon.

SHOMEN-ATE (TM), the solution to 90% of aikido and life's problems.
  Reply With Quote