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Old 07-12-2005, 09:34 PM   #185
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Re: Highest Level Martial Arts and Aikido

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Mike Sigman wrote:
You see no value in kokyu, apparently, or kokyu demonstrations.
I never said either. I did say that that the ability to do a "Ki demonstration" has far less impact on how I perceive someones Aikido level as their ability to move.

On another note how can a picture show "breath power" when even film would have difficulty. There are a number of moments within, for example, Tomiki's Koryu Goshin no Kata where if you took isolated pictures you could say I was demonstrating Kokyu with as much certainty as many of the pictures of Ueshiba M.

Peter Rehse Shodokan Aikido
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